Culture for Isolation of Pathogenic Leptospira spp., Leptospira spp.

LS-MIC-0031

Test Code:

LS-MIC-0031

Specimen:

CSF

Volume/Quantity:

≥ 0.5 mL

Schedule of Collection:

5-10 days after onset of symptoms

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Acquire 2 tubes of EMJH or Korthof’s medium (to be requested by referring/requesting laboratory) : Aseptically inoculate 0.5 ml of sample into each tube. If quantity is not sufficient, inoculate into one tube only. : Wrap with opaque material -preferably an aluminum foil (keep away from light).
Storage: Store at Room Temperature, in closed compartment (e.g., cabinet) for ≤ 24 hours
Handling: Observe Triple Packaging Guidelines
Transport: Transport within 24 hours at Room Temperature

Running Day:

Monday to Friday

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable

Turnaround Time:

12 weeks

Fee:

2900.00
*Free of charge if coordinated/reported to RESU/PESU/CESU/MESU and accompanied with PIDSR form

Status:

Available