Specimen Requirements

Title

CULTURE, ANAEROBIC

Specimen Requirement

Must be from site which does not have normal anaerobic flora. Collect in Anaerobic transport media. Do not refrigerate specimen. Note: Specimen Source Is Required On Request Form For Processing.

Methodology

Conventional culture technique

Stability

Room Temp: 48 hours

Reference Range

By Report.

Turnaround

7-10 days.

Clinical Use

The culture isolates and identifies significant pathogens responsible for anaerobic related infections.

Test Code

MANC