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Abdominal Drain Fluid

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Test Information

  • Container:
    Universal 30ml (white) or Sputum Pot 60ml (silver)
     
  • Collection conditions:
    Used for analysis of routine non sterile and sterile specimens with the inclusion of pus, fluids (e.g. joint, drain, pleural, ascitic, peritoneal, pericardial, amniotic, bile, CSF), bone, pus, aspirates/vesical fluid and bone marrow, tips and IUCD. Send in dry sterile bottle. All tissue samples should be collected aseptically and transferred directly to sterile sample containers with no additives of any kind.-
     
  • Reporting Frequency:
    TAT - Microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture 2 – 3 days. Some specimens may have prolonged incubation - result issued in 5-7 days.
     
  • Additional information

    A WBC differential will be done on all ascitic fluid with a raised WBC > 250/ml. Sample stability - 4 weeks
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Last updated June 28, 2017

 
 

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