Phenotypic; Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionation-Time of Flight
Bacteria Identification; Bact ID
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
Pure isolate collected in an anaerobic transport tube or isolate on a plate in an anaerobic bag
Swabs transported in an appropriate Amies agar gel transport medium (or equivalent) is also acceptable. Thioglycollate broth is not recommended.
Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Mixed culture; Non-viable isolate
Indicate original culture specimen ID and source in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.