Bacteriology, modified acid-fast stain

Code:

macft

Lab:

B

Days test started:

M-F

TAT:

2-5 d

Available for:

Food Animal
Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

Affected tissue, lesion, fluid, exudate.

Shipping Information

1) Ship in insulated container with freezer packs. 2) Ship in slide mailer.

Collection Protocol

1) Collect into a sterile leakproof container/vial/bag - refrigerate immediately. 2) Make impression smear and air dry - store at room temperature. When making impression smears, label each slide individually with respect to site sampled. Do NOT label slide mailer.

Additional Information

Testing for Chlamydia and Coxiella spp.