blood swab

blood swab

A blood sample taken with a cotton-tipped stick. Blood swabs are of use for obtaining culture material for suspected infections and, assuming a proper chain of custody has been documented, DNA testing for paternity and criminal investigations.
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Bacteriological culture of heart blood swab and affected organs on Nutrient agar revealed gram negative rods, growth in Maconkey agar revealed lactose fermenting pink colonies (Fig.
For swab samples (Figure 1, panel A), the highest amount of viral RNA was in oral, nasal, and blood samples; oral and blood swab specimens consistently showed positive results for all animals until week 4 for oral specimens and week 3 for blood, when 1 animal was negative for each specimen type.
Samples such as heart blood swab, ocular swab, nasal and oral swabs, lung and spleen were collected from two dead animals and samples such as serum, whole blood, ocular swab, nasal and oral swabs were collected from 8 ailing animals for diagnosis.
Heart blood swab and organs like lung, liver, spleen were collected and sent to Central University Laboratory (CUL), TANUVAS for bacterial, fungal isolation and viral antigen detection studies.
He was snared by a blood swab after the burglary on January 12.
We also take any blood swabs from the area and analyse the the blood patterns at the scene.
Heart blood swabs were obtained by immersing the tip in blood contained within the atria or right ventricle.