Blood culture

Preferred Sample

Blood culture collection system

Fee

$22

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

2-7 days

Description

Isolation and identification of bacteria from blood. Sample must be submitted in blood culture bottle. An additional fee is charged for antibiotic susceptibilities.

Species

Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | 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

Aseptic collection in an appropriate culture bottle are critical for recovery of organisms. Please visit our resources page for blood culture collection instructions. Contact the laboratory with any questions.