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Aeromonas Culture/Identification

Updated

8/15/2013

Other Names Aeromonas confirmation, Aeromonas identifiction 
How to Order
Check the appropriate box under ISOLATE IDENTIFICATION (R/O OR CONFIRM) on the General Microbiology Request Form
Availability
All clients
Methodology
Standard reference procedures for biochemical identification of Aeromonas species
Performed
Daily, on regular business days
Time to Reporting
2 to 5 days
CPT Code
87077


Specimen Collection Details

Collection
Actively growing isolated organism on agar slant or plated media.
Optimal Volume
N/A
Minimum Volume
N/A
Handling
Seal plate or tube and place into  biohazard bag. Refrigerate or hold at room temperature. Do not freeze. Submit specimen according to Infectious Substance Shipping Guidelines.
Transport
Room temperature or wet ice.  Do not freeze.
Rejection Criteria
Leaking containers, unlabeled specimens or specimens submitted with incomplete requisition forms will not be processed.
Comments
For addition information or assistance, please contact the laboratory at 503.693.4100