All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Shipping Requirements: 
Refrigerated, leak proof containers. Overnight or 2-day shipping for samples recommended
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
2-3 days*
Specimen Requirements: 

Sterile swabs in transport media, fluids in sterile tubes, tissues in individual sterile bags

Collection Protocol: 

Aseptically obtained specimen

Additional Information: 

*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.