Specimen Type: Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Specimen from nose, nasopharyngeal area or throat. 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 respiratory tract infection, to determine which specific organisms are present, and to isolate and grow the organism for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing.