Supplemental Information or Form
Bacterial Culture for Identification Form “LAB 446” is required for submission of samples. Submitter’s identification required
Performed on Specimens from
Acceptable Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
Pure isolate from the family Enterobacteriaceae. Isolate must be resistant to third generation cephalosporins and intermediate or resistant to imipenem, doripenem, or meropenem
Minimum Volume Required
Storage & Preservation of Specimen Prior to Shipping
Store at ambient temperature
Ship cultures on nonselective nutrient or similar agar in tubes with leak-proof screw cap closures.
Test subject to CLIA regulations require two patient identifiers on the specimen container and the test requisition
Shipping Instructions which Include Specimen Handling Requirements
Ship at ambient temperature.
Interferences & Limitations
MDL Points of Contact
Enteric Diseases Unit (510) 412-3796
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