Specimen Requirements

Title

CULTURE, AEROBIC

Specimen Requirement

Body site, tissue, or fluid associate with infection. Collect in sterile container or aerobic transport swab. Do not refrigerate specimen. Note: Specimen Source Is Required On Request Form For Processing.

Methodology

Conventional culture technique

Stability

Room Temp: 72 hours

Reference Range

By Report.

Turnaround

3-5 days.

Clinical Use

Isolation, identification, and sensitivity of aerobic bacteria.

Test Code

1045