Clostridium perfringens (types A,B,C,D,E), companion/other - genotyping
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeClostridium perfringens isolates (pure culture), bacterial growth following anaerobic culture (mixed culture).
Shipping Information1) Ship in anaerobic pouch in insulated container without freezer packs. 2) Ship in insulated container without freezer packs.
Collection Protocol1) Agar slant, culture plate. 2) Anaerobic bacterial transport medium (swab). 1+2) Store at room temperature.
C. perfringens culture must be performed to obtain isolates before this testing can be done. If culture is done at the AHL, an additional charge will apply.