Keywords/Mnemonics: Arup 60112
Respiratory tract secretions and aspirates, tissues, fluids, sputum, abscess material. Source of specimen is required on the requisition and specimen. Urine specimens are not acceptable.
Prepare and transport 2 slides at 20-25 or fluid in a sterile container. If transport time will be longer than 24 hours, freeze at -20°C.
To prevent drying, submit specimen in a sterile, nonbacteriostatic water. Do not use saline in the specimen.
Any specimen from non-respiratory site.
Non-sterile or leaking containers.
Specimen submitted in saline, formalin or viral transport medium.
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