Wound Swab culture/microscopy
Amies swab -Gel (blue lid) OR Copan e-swab - liquid Amies (pink lid)
Requires own tube?:
Internal Spec Code:
For skin & soft tissue infections: A clinically non-infected wound does not require MCS. A tissue or aspirate specimen is preferable to a superficial swab. Debride or clean the wound prior to collecting swab to avoid transient colonizing bacteria.