Specimen Type: Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Throat specimen. For YourSwab (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.
To detect a bacterial infection of the nasopharyngeal areas and upper respiratory tract, to determine which specific bacteria are present, and to isolate and grow the bacteria for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing