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Vibrio / Identification

Updated

1/18/2011

Other Names
Vibrio confirmation; Vibrio
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 bacterial identification. 
Performed
M to F
Time to Reporting
2 to 5 days
CPT Code
87077


Specimen Collection Details

Collection
Actively growing isolated organism, in pure culture, on an agar slant.
Optimal Volume
N/A
Minimum Volume
N/A
Handling
Place in biohazard bag; keep at room temperature or refrigerate.  Do not freeze, avoid extreme heat. Submit specimen according to Infectious substance Shipping Guidelines.
Transport
Room temperature or wet ice.
Rejection Criteria
Broken or leaking containers, unlabeled specimens, or specimens with incomplete requisition forms will not be processed.
Comments
For addition information or assistance, please contact the laboratory at 503.693.4100.