CULTURE RECTAL BACTERIAL (REB)
: REB, Rectal culture
: Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campylobacter, E. coli O157
: 87045: Salmonella/Shigella, 87046 x 3: Campylobacter, Yersinia, E. coli O157 cultures
: Aerobic culture
: Negative for Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campylobacter, E. coli O157
: Sterile container - swab
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Non sterile or leaking container. Excessive delay in transport.
: 2-5 days
: Culture for Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campylobacter, E. coli O157. If surveillance culture is needed, indicate the organism (such as VRE). There will be separate charges for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate.
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