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

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