Sterile swabs in transport media, fluids in sterile tubes, tissues in individual sterile bags
Aseptically obtained specimen
*Turn around time for fastidious or slow-growing organisms and heavily mixed cultures may require longer than 2-3 days.
Antibiotic Sensitivity(s) must be requested separately, if desired.
Gram-stain must be requested separately, if desired. If requested, please provide an additional swab.
Culture plates submitted for identification require a full Aerobic Culture work-up.