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|Specimen Requirements||Submit swab in plain Amies transport media.|
|Specimen Handling||Store specimen at room temperature.|
|Additional Information||Swabs processed from Alberta Children's Hospital from children diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis.|
Throat swabs from Adult CF patients acceptable only from the FMC Cystic Fibrosis Clinic.
Turnaround time: 3 days for negative cultures.
|Testing Location||CLS Microbiology|