Amniotic, abdominal, ascites (peritoneal), bile, Joint (synovial), pericardial, pleural
Sterile, screw-cap tube or anaerobic transporter
Disinfect skin before aspirating specimen
Plate as soon as received
Use an aerobic and anaerobic blood culture bottle set for body fluids
May need to concentrate by centrifugation or filtration-stain and culture sediment
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This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.