Species: 
All, except Primates
Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Test Fee: 
40.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Turn Around Time: 
5 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship tissues on cold packs. Tissue or feces: sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container. Swabs: anaerobic transport media.
Specimen Requirements: 

One or more of the following: fresh tissue, swabs, feces, aspirates or other fluids.

Collection Protocol: 

Sample should be aseptically collected. Do not add formalin, saline, or broth to fresh tissue.

Additional Information: 

Identification of bacterial pathogens requiring an anaerobic environment by culture. Requires concurrent aerobic culture. Specimens received from 4-5pm Monday- Friday and before noon on Saturdays can be set up same day with STAT Fee.