Organism Identification, Bacteria
Identification of Atypical Bacteria
Bacterial Culture Identification
Culture Identification Only
Identification Only, Bacteria
Identify atypical bacterial isolates that require complex testing methods
Pure isolate of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic organisms
A swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture or agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent. Maintain a subculture at the 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