3 - 5 days
Culture, Cornyebacterium diptheriae
Cornyebacterium diptheriae Screen
Culture, Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Throat, Diphtheria Screen
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Screen
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Confirmation of the clinical diagnosis of diphtheria.
No growth of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Obtain throat or nasopharynx specimen prior to antibiotic therapy if possible. Indicate specimen source and collection date/time. Send at room temperature in Stuart transport.