Standard reference procedures for aerobic bacterial identification and/or 16s rDNA sequencing for select bacterial isolates.
87077-90 and/or 87158-90
Specimen Collection Details
Actively growing organism in pure culture on agar slant or on a swab in bacterial transport media. Source of specimen is required.
7 days ambient. Unstable refrigerated or frozen.
Ambient in sealed container. Transport organism in double container according to Infectious Substance Shipping Guidelines. Include a warning if organism is suspected to be a dangerous pathogen (Salmonella, Shigella, Neisseria Meningitidis, etc).
Non-viable organism; mixed culture; leaking container; organism submitted in liquid medium; refrigerated or frozen specimen.