Specimen Requirements

Title

CULTURE, EAR

Specimen Requirement

Collect with sterile swab transport media. Do not refrigerate. Transport promptly.

Methodology

Conventional culture techniques

Stability

Room Temp: 72 hours

Reference Range

By Report.

Turnaround

3 days.

Clinical Use

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

Test Code

MISCU