Swab (Ear)

Code

EARS

Sample Reqs

STM

Turnaround

2-4 days (Culture) 8-9 days (Fungal) – same swab

Special instructions

No special instructions



Sample type guide

STM

Orange/Blue swab for culture – swab in transport medium

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 13/12/20

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