Specimen Type: Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
48 - 72 hrs
YourSwab (BD ESwab) or Culture Swab or Fluid: Transfer up to 50 mL of fluid (IUD, prostatic fluid, semen, etc.) to a sterile leak-proof screw capped container.
To detect a bacterial wound infection, to determine which specific bacteria are present, and to isolate and grow the bacteria for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing