Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology
Equipment swab, Formula, Water, Autoclave strips
5.0 mL fluid (minimum 1.0 mL or swab)
Cause for rejection:
Specimen collected in nonsterile container
Use Eswab to culture equipment. For fluid samples such as formula or dialysis water, please send at least 5.0 mL for testing. Deliver to laboratory as soon as possible.
OC Power Word:
Autoclave Culture; Respiratory Care Culture