Anaerobic Identification

Sunquest Code:ANAID  
Epic Code:LAB3280Epic Name:Anaerobic Identification
Methodology:Anaerobic biochemicals, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry, and smear morphology
Test Includes:Identification of a fastidious anaerobic isolate.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Sun, 0730-1600; results are reported within 2-6 days

Collection Instructions

Specimen:A pure subculture in anaerobic broth medium or an anaerobic plate in an anaerobic transport container.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours. Must be shipped anaerobically.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory  (UMMC-East Bank)


Use:To precisely identify an anaerobic organism.

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