Blood culture TB
Container:BD BACTEC Myco/F bottle (Red)
Collection conditions:Please be aware of the expiry date on the bottles. Prior to innoculation, disinfect the culture bottle top, label the bottle with patient's details without covering the barcodes. Innoculate the bottle with between 1-5ml of the bone marrow or blood. After innoculation, disinfect the bottle top. -
Reporting Frequency:TAT Positive results by microscopy or culture are telephoned, cultures are incubated for 42 days.
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Last updated July 7, 2017