Supplemental Information or Form
Bacterial Culture for Identification Form “LAB 446” is required for submission of samples
Performed on Specimens from
Acceptable Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
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.
Phenotypic Identification, Genetic Identification, Serotyping, PCR
Interferences & Limitations
MDL Points of Contact
Foodborne & Waterborne Diseases Section (510) 412-3796
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