Supplies for Submission
A plastic tube containing a sterile swab and transport medium acceptable for the cultivation of aerobic bacteria e.g., swab/tube system containing Amies transport media.
to view general guidelines for culture specimens.
- Rinse mouth.
- Depress tongue gently with a tongue depressor.
- Swab or scrape the affected area.
- Transport the culture collection device to the lab as soon as possible.