Name: NOSE CULTURE
Container: Culturette swab
Handling: Specimen: Culturette swab with wet sponge Unacceptable conditions: Dry swabs Stability: Ambient: 24 hours Set up daily. TAT: Routine culture, 2 days.
Methodology: Standard culture procedures
Required Information: Sensitivity ordered?
Reported: Preliminary 1 day; final at 2 days; sensitivity 2-3 days (if indicated)
Note: Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates.