Test Data

Bacteriology - anaerobic culture & ID

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Test Code: BCAN
Species: Not applicable

Preferred Specimen

Bacterial culture, swabs, fresh tissue, broth culture

Acceptable Specimen

Bacterial culture, swabs, fresh tissue, broth culture

Collection Protocol

Aseptically swab infected area or send fresh tissue, package anaerobically. Bacterial cultures must be sent anaerobically on slants or in broth. If needed, contact lab for specific protocols.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Pure cultures are identified using bench tests, Rapid ID anaerobic test, microscopy, MALDI-Tof, 16s gene sequencing. MALDI-Tof and 16s are outsourced to the Athens Diagnostic Laboratory.

Test Days and Turnaround

Monday - Friday; 3-10 business days

Shipping Requirements

Ship samples with ample ice packs in insulated container. DO NOT FREEZE. If shipping isolated organisms, please ensure the appropriate permit (domestic vs. international, which can be found on our website) is included with the shipment.

Shipping Dates

Ship Overnight/Next-Day, Monday to Thursday

Ship To Address

Attn: Diagnostic Lab
Poultry and Diagnostic Research Center (PDRC)
953 College Station Rd
Athens, Georgia, 30602

Contact Information

For any questions regarding prices, sample collection, testing, shipping requirements, and permits please call (706) 542-5657 or email pdrc@uga.edu. Prices are subject to change without notice.