Aerobic Culture and Susceptibility Test (Exudate)Inclusion:1. Gram Stain

Specimen:

Wound discharge/swab

Volume/Quantity:

1 swab and 1 smear

Schedule of Collection:

Prior to antimicrobial therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Collect sufficient materials from affected area using 2 swabs : Place 1 swab in Amies Transport Medium : Prepare a smear using the other swab, in a clean glass then air dry Storage: Store for ? 24 hours at Room Temperature Handling: Observe

Running Day:

Daily

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable Note: during weekends, holidays and after office hours, specimens are received in the clinical laboratory

Turnaround Time:

5 working days

Fee:

₱ 1,320.00

Status:

Available