Bacteriology - sensitivity (KB)

Department of Population Health, PDRC Diagnostic Services and Teaching Laboratory, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center

Test Code: BCKB

Species: Not applicable

Preferred Specimen

Pure aerobic bacterial culture

Acceptable Specimen

Pure aerobic bacterial culture

Collection Protocol

Culture a bacterial culture and subculture for purity. Send pure culture on a slant.



In State Price


Out Of State Price

Additional 12% surcharge


Kirby-Bauer Disc Diffusion; A lawn of pure bacteria is plated onto Kirby-Bauer plates onto which antibiotic discs are dispensed. Zones of inhibition are recorded.

Test Days and Turnaround

Monday - Friday; 3-5 business days

Shipping Requirements

Ship samples at room temperature. 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.

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 [email protected]. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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