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Identification of aerobic non-enteric bacteria

Special Bacteriology Laboratory

There is a schedule of charges for identification. Please contact the laboratory at sbl@esr.cri.nz prior to referral.

Area

Health Science

Lab name

Special Bacteriology Laboratory

Lab location

Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua

Test name

Identification of aerobic non-enteric bacteria

Organisms

Aerobic non-enteric bacteria

Requested for surveillance

no

Notice required

no

Sample requirements

Pure viable culture

Pre-transport requirements

Ambient temperature

Transport requirements

Send at ambient temperature without delay

Unacceptable sample types

Mixed culture, non-viable culture

How results reported

The report will contain the identification of the organism, to the species level if possible, and the method/s used.

Referral link

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