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Haemophilus influenzae Serotype

Updated

12/2/2016

Other Names
How to Order
Check the Haemophilus influenzae serotype box, under Isolate Identification, on the General Microbiology Request Form.
Availability
All clients
Methodology
Gram stain, Standard reference procedures for bacterial identification and serotyping
Performed
Daily, on regular business days
Time to Reporting
3 to 4 working days after receipt of specimen
CPT Code
87077, 87147


Specimen Collection Details

Collection
Actively growing isolated organism in pure culture, on an agar slant or plate media.
Optimal Volume
N/A
Minimum Volume
N/A
Handling
Seal tube or plate and place into biohazard bag. Store specimen at room temperatures or refrigerated tempeartures pending transport.
Transport
Transport at room temperatures or refrigerated temperatures to be delivered to the OSPHL within 24 hours after culture.
Rejection Criteria
Specimens are subject to the requirements of the OSPHL Specimen Submission Policy and Criteria, available at: http://bit.ly/SpecimenCriteria.
Comments
For addition information or assistance, please contact the laboratory at 503.693.4100.