This test is used for the identification of pure bacterial isolates by MALDI-TOF. Testing includes one subculture. Additional charges will apply if the submission contains mixed bacterial isolates.

Identification of bacterial isolates by MALDI-TOF isolated from clinical specimens is the standard operating procedure for the laboratory, and is included in Aerobic Culture and Sensitivity Testing, Anaerobic Culture, Blood cultures, Mastitis Culture, and Pathogen Screens.

For the identification of aquatic bacterial pathogens, please refer to “Aquatic Bacterial Pathogen Screening” for more information.

Test Code:    MSID

Test Days:M-Sat
Turn Around Time (Days):1-4 days

Pure bacterial cultures


Agar plates (sealed with parafilm or tape)
Agar slants
Swabs with transport medium (of pure bacterial growth)

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