Salmonella Culture Series

Section: Bacteriology

Fee: $100.00 (5 samples, same animal)

Turnaround Time: 5 - 7 business days from receipt of last sample

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: All Species

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Feces

Sterile container

1g


Collection Information

Shipping Information

If shipping different tissue types, or multiple samples, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable), date and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Some hospital protocols require 5 negative cultures before a patient can be transferred out of isolation, due to intermittent shedding of the organism in feces. Results for each sample are reported as they are completed. Once a positive result is confirmed, testing of further samples is discontinued.

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