Fluid or tissue in anaerobic transport media
MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI
Isolation and identification of cultivatable anaerobic bacteria present in diagnostic samples.
To ensure a complete workup of the sample, an aerobic culture will automatically be performed with anaerobic culture requests which will incur an additional fee of $22.
Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other
For best results, ship samples overnight (if possible) at room temperature in a leak proof container.
Preferred specimen is a minimum of 1 ml of exudate/tissue in anaerobic transport medium or a sterile container. Anaerobic transport medium is recommended for best results. Antimicrobial susceptibilities cannot be performed on anaerobic isolates. Please see Anaerobic Specimen Collection Guide for more information.
Check out our Microbiology page for helpful collection and interpretation information.