1) Systemic tissues (fibrin) 2) abscess 3) bursa 4) Joint 5) Pericardium 6) Pleura 7) Tonsil 8) Tendon 9) Bacterial isolate 10) Joint swab 11) Nasal swab 12) Joint fluid 13) Oral fluid
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.
1-8) WHIRL-PAK 9) Culture plate 10,11) Sterile dry tube without gel plug 12,13) 10, 15 or 50 ml plastic tube with screw top cap