Standard microbiologic culture media and techniques
Culture, Homogenization of tissue, Gram Stain.
Tissue (Fresh), Biopsy
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Room temperature - 12 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 12 hour(s)
- Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
Reasons for Rejection
- Not received within specified time frame
Direct Gram stain included. Surgically collected tissue or biopsy material is suitable for culture. A small amount of sterile physiologic non-bacteriostatic saline may be added to specimen container to prevent dehydration.