Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture- Anaerobic

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Submit aspirates in syringe with luer lock top or in sterile vial. Submit tissue immediately or cover with nonbacteriostatic saline

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
5 days

Special Instructions
The following are not acceptable: superficial material collected on a swab; sputum, tracheal aspirate, throat or NP swab; bronch washing; vaginal or cervical specimens or clean catch urine

Ranges
No bacteria isolated

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