Anaerobic Culture

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Anaerobic Culture Bacteriology  $17.00 
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
All Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F  3-4 days* 
Specimen Requirements:    
Anaerobic culturettes, fluids in sterile tubes, tissues in individual sterile bags; concurrent aerobic culture required/additional charge applies. 
Collection Protocol:    
Aseptically obtained specimen.  Anaerobic transport medium is recommended,
Shipping Requirements:    
Ambient (room temperature), leak proof container.  Overnight shipping preferred 
Additional Information:    
*Turn around time for slow-growing organisms may require longer than 72 to 96 hours.