Listeria culture

Alphabetical Test listing

Listeria culture-Order test by specimen type and comment "for Listeria"

  
Listeria culture
  
Order test by specimen type and comment "for Listeria"
  
Aerobic bacterial culture - LAB12423
Blood culture - LAB6586
Body fluid culture - LAB6558
Spinal fluid culture - LAB6557
Tissue Culture - LAB6571
Urine Culture - 87086.2
Vaginal/Cervical Culture - LAB6565
  
Varies
  
Listeriosis
  

Identification, susceptibilities and serogrouping will be performed on all microbiology isolates considered by the laboratory to be significant

  
Blood, Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), Amniotic fluid, placenta, vaginal tissue, cutaneous, eye, respiratory, body fluid
  

 

 

  

Falcon vial/tube - 15mL

Blood culture bottles

Culture swab: as appropriate for source

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Inappropriate specimen type
    • Stool or rectal specimen received
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
3 - 5 days, dependent on specimen type
  

Culture

  

No growth

  
87040 - Blood
87070
87205
87176
  
10/10/2011
  
09/25/2019