Bacterial Identification

Sunquest Code:IDC  
Epic Code:LAB3559Epic Name:Bacterial Identification
Test Includes:Identification of a specific bacterial isolate.
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day; results are reported within 2-6 days.
Special Instructions:Specify body site on request form. Mycobacteria are sent to reference laboratory for identification.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Agar slant or plate inoculated with fresh pure subculture of the organism

Processing and Shipping

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

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