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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Blood Culture, Aerobic - BLDAER

Sample Details: Whole blood in blood culture medium
Cost/Fee: $30.00 /sample

Blood culture medium should be inoculated immediately when blood is drawn.

See Blood Culture Technique for instructions.

If the blood culture media used is not the VersaTrek EZ® Draw® REDOX 1® product, turn around time may be delayed due to inability to take full advantage of enhanced incubation characteristics of the VersaTrek® incubator system. See TREK Diagnostic Systems. The media is available from our diagnostic supply center.

Submissions of 3 consecutive draws are recommended. Antimicrobial Susceptibility (MIC) are not included in the fee. See also Foal Diarrhea/Septicemia Kit.

*May qualify for New York State contract pricing.

Lab Section: Bacteriology

Description: For the isolation of aerobic bacteria in blood.

Min Sample Volume: 0.1 - 5.0 mL

Collection Container: 40 ml VersaTrek EZ® Draw® REDOX 1® aerobic blood culture bottle

Coolant: Do NOT Refrigerate

Test Target:

Test Days: M-F

Test Turnaround (business days): 5-10 days


See Supplies for diagnostic supplies and shipping materials to meet your specimen needs.
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See Shipping Instructions for packaging and labeling instructions and regulations.