1705: B PERTUSSIS, NASOPHAR CULTURE
- Bordetella pertussis Culture
- Swab In Transport Medium Or Vial
- Bordetella Transport Media
Turn Around Time
- The test request form must state evaluate for Bordetella pertussis.
- Guide the flexible swab into the contour of the nares and into the nasopharynx. Pass the swab gently through the nose. Leave swab in place near septum and floor of nose for 15-30 seconds. Rotate and remove. Place into special transport media available from the laboratory.