What do you do if you have a possible isolate?
- Report the results to the patient’s physician.
- Contact the laboratory before shipping the isolate and/or specimen to:
- South Dakota Public Health Laboratory 615 E. 4th Street Pierre, SD 57501 Daytime phone: (605) 773-3368 After hours: 1-800-592-1861
- Send the isolate and other specimens, if appropriate, to the State Laboratory, with attention to Bacteriology