Anaerobic culture

Preferred Sample

Fluid or tissue in anaerobic transport media

Fee

$35

Acceptable Samples

Swabs in anaerobic transport media

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

3-5 days

Description

Isolation and identification of cultivatable anaerobic bacteria present in diagnostic samples.

Species

Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

For best results, ship samples overnight (if possible) at room temperature in a leak proof container.

Additional Instructions

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.