Aquatic Aerobic Culture, Streptococcus iniae/Lactococcus garvieae
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To detect Lactococcus garvieae (syn. Enterococcus seriolicida) and/or Streptococcus iniae in fish kidney samples by aerobic culture.
Culture medium inoculated with fish kidney.
Insert a sterile loop or swab into the kidney and streak onto CNA (preferably) or blood agar plates. Up to 4 kidney streaks per plate.
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Specimens should be collected on agar plates.
Place inoculated agar plates (agar side up) in a sealed plastic bag to prevent moisture from contacting the agar. Insulate the bag containing the plates to prevent damage and freezing. Ship chilled in an insulated cooler with ice packs.
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Order one test per fish.
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