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Yersinia enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis sub-typing

Enteric Reference Laboratory


Health Science

Lab name

Enteric Reference Laboratory

Lab location

NCBID Wallaceville

Test name

Yersinia sub-typing


Yersinia enterocolitica and yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Requested for surveillance


Notice required


Routine turnaround time

10 days

Sample requirements

Pure culture

Media requirements

Nutrient agar slope

Pre-transport requirements

Ambient temperature

Transport requirements

Ambient temperature

Unacceptable sample types

Mixed cultures will not be tested

How results reported

The Yersinia species sub-type will be reported.

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