Diagnostic Section: 
Bacteriology
Test Fee: 
13.00
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1 day
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight on cold packs. Sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

One or more of the following: fresh tissue, exudate, fluids, aspirates, swabs, feces, prepared slides.

Collection Protocol: 

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

Additional Information: 

Classification of bacterial organism based on Gram stain characteristic.