Aerobic culture

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Aerobic culture - Routine Bacteriology $22.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F 2-3 days*
Specimen Requirements:    
Sterile swabs in transport media, fluids in sterile tubes, tissues in individual sterile bags
Collection Protocol:    
Aseptically obtained specimen
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerated, leak proof container.  Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended 
Additional Information:    
*Turn around time for fastidious or slow-growing organisms may require longer than 48 to 72 hours