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I recommend that you call and talk to your local vet about your concerns. There can be many different reasons for a culture and antibiotic susceptibility to take this long. The main one that I think of would be the type of bacteria present or growing in the sample. Some bacteria may be harder to grow or separate out from other colonies. If further testing is needed it could take longer also. Your vet can best answer your questions and if needed reach out directly to the laboratory to get an estimate on when it will be completed.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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