Organism Identification, Anaerobic Bacteria
Culture Identification Only
Identification Only, Bacteria
Identify anaerobic pathogenic organisms; when actinomycetes are suspected, a specific request must be made.
Pure isolate of anaerobic organisms.
A swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture or anaerobic culture transport packed as an etiologic agent. Maintain a subculture at submitting laboratory
Bacterium derived from cultured clinical sample. Send pure culture in anaerobic transport. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Broken tube; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and request label; mixed culture