Swabs or Fluid
Liquid Stuart Culturette Swab (Red-Cap)
Submit swab or fluid (in sterile container) to the laboratory as soon as possible. SPECIFY THE ANATOMIC SITE OF COLLECTION AND THE ORGANISM TO BE CULTURED.
Swab up to 48 hours. Fluid in sterile container less than one hour.
Refer to microbiology processing manual
Susceptibility testing will not be performed unless specifically requested.