Testing is performed by sequencing the 16S rRNA gene, and includes one subculture (if required), DNA extraction, and sequencing reaction and interpretation.

For other gene targets, please contact the laboratory.

Test Code:     BACSEQ

Discipline:BACT
Test Days:M-F
Turn Around Time (Days):30 days
Samples:

Pure bacterial cultures
Add-on testing to bacterial isolates unidentifiable by MALDI-TOF

Container:

Agar plates (sealed with parafilm or tape)
Agar slants
Broth in a leak-proof container
Swabs in transport medium (of pure bacterial isolates)

Handling/ Storage:

Refrigerate

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