Aerobic Culture - Flexibacter

Section: Bacteriology

Fee: $16.50

Turnaround Time: 2 – 4 business days

Days Test Started: Monday

Species: Fish




Minimum Amount

Tissues (preferred)

Sterile container, no additives


Commercial culturette/Cotton tipped swab (See Collection Information)

Collection Information

For swabs, use commercially available culture system OR cotton-tipped swab. Submit cotton-tipped swab in sterile, leakproof tube with 0.5 mL sterile saline.

Shipping Information

If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Ship specimens overnight with an ice pack. DO NOT SHIP OVER WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY.

Additional Information
Performed in conjunction with Aerobic Culture. This fee is in addition to the fee for Aerobic Culture.

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