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Culture, Yersinia

Mnemonic:    [C YERSINIA]
Name:    Culture, Yersinia
Specimen:    1 Gram stool submitted in a sterile container. Send to lab within one hour of collection. Samples received in Cary Blair media are also acceptable for culture and can be refrigerated for up to 72 hours.
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture
Note:    Smear for WBC (Stool for Leukocytes) is included as part of culture. Do not submit more than 1 culture per day; no more than 3 consecutively.Reported at 3 days.

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative