Pleural Biopsy Culture
Container:Universal 30ml (white) or Sputum Pot 60ml (silver)
Collection conditions:Use for analysis of routine non sterile and sterile specimens with the inclusion of tissues/biopsies, bone and bone marrow. Use dry sterile bottle. All tissue samples should be collected aseptically and transferred directly to sterile sample containers with no additives of any kind. In the case of small fragments, place in a few ml of sterile saline.-
Reporting Frequency:TAT - Microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture up to 42 days due to mycobacterial investigation.
Additional informationAll lung tissues/biopsies are processed for Mycobacterial investigation.
Sample stability - 4 weeks.
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Last updated June 28, 2017