1) Swab (nasal, tracheal, bronchial) 2) Lung 3) Oral fluid 4) Bacterial isolate
Following the guidelines listed under the Submitted Specimen Requirements will provide an adequate sample volume to conduct this test. If multiple tests are to be requested on a specimen, there may not be adequate sample volume to perform each test. Please submit an adequate sample volume to meet the requirements of each test.
1) Sterile dry tube without gel plug 2) WHIRL-PAK or plastic bag 3) 10, 15 or 50 ml plastic tube with screw top cap