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Anthrax

Microbiology


Specimen

Discharge from lesion or Blood Cultures

Specimen container

Lesion discharge in plain universal container

Blood cultures in  Aerobic and Anaerobic bottles

Special Instructions

Danger of Infection sticker, labelling, double bagging, etc.

Discuss with Medical Microbiologist before sending sample

Test Usage

Gram Stain & Culture

Availability

Sent to Reference laboratory

Urgent Specimen Instructions

Please discuss with Consultant Microbiologist

Specimen Labelling Procedure Procedure for Collection of Blood Cultures
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