Specimen: Submit Pus in sterile screw capped container OR Pus Swab innoculated in special Aerobic Transport Medium available from Medilab. Ship refrigerated.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Conventional culture, Automated-MIC, MALDITOF-MS, KBDD
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 3 days
Usage: Common organisms isolated are S.aureus, Pseudomonas, S.pyogenes, E.coli, Beta Hemolytic Streptococci, Coliform bacilli and Proteus species. On identification of the organism, antibiotic susceptibilities are performed that aid in selection of appropriate antibiotic for treatment.
Components: Includes ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY if indicated
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required