Species: 
All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Shipping Requirements: 
Room temperature, leak proof containers. Overnight shipping preferred
Test Fee: 
$28.00
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
3-4 days*
Specimen Requirements: 

Anaerobic culturettes, fluids in sterile tubes, tissues in individual sterile bags

 

Collection Protocol: 

Aseptically obtained specimen. Anaerobic transport medium is recommended 

Additional Information: 

*Turn around time for slow-growing organisms may require longer than 3-4 days

Concurrent aerobic culture is required (an additional charge applies)

Gram stain must be requested, if desired. If requested, please provide an additional swab.

Antibiotic Sensitivities are not available for anaerobic organisms. General recommendations may be provided based upon published reference material.