Aerobic Bacterial Culture
•Culture Identification Only
•Identification Only, Bacteria
•Organism Identification, Sensitivity Testing
This test is for the identification of “routine” bacteria; for other bacterial species requiring more extensive biochemical testing, use test Reference Bacterial Culture Identification  with test Susceptibility Testing, Aerobic and Facultatively Anaerobic Organisms  at an additional charge.
Pure isolate of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic organisms; identification of multiple organisms will result in an additional fee(s).
Agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent or a swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory.
Bacterium derived from cultured clinical sample. Send pure culture on maintenance media. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory.
Maintain specimen at room temperature
Broken tube; improper labeling; mixed culture