Molecular Diagnostics
Days Tested: 

COVID-19 Schedule: T

Turnaround Time: 
2-10 business days
Specimen Requirements: 

1) Synovial membrane 2) Bursa 3) Joint 4) Pericardium 5) Pleura 6) Lung 7) Tonsil 8) Tendon 9) Bronchial swab 10) Joint swab 11) Nasal swab 12) Joint fluid 13) Oral fluid 14) Bacterial isolate

Frozen gel packs

Results reported on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The specimen type(s) listed for this test 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.

Bacterial PCR
Shipping Container: 

1-8) WHIRL-PAK 9 -11) Sterile dry tube without gel plug 12,13) 10, 15 or 50 ml plastic tube with screw top cap 14) Culture media