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Identification of aerobic non-enteric bacteria

Special Bacteriology Laboratory

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Health Science

Lab name

Special Bacteriology Laboratory

Lab location

Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua

Test name

Identification of aerobic non-enteric bacteria


Aerobic non-enteric bacteria

Requested for surveillance


Notice required


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.

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