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Skin Biopsy Culture

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Test Information

  • 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. 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 2 – 3 days. Some specimens may have prolonged incubation in which case a result will be issued in 5-7 days.
     
  • Additional information

    Sample stability - 4 weeks
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Last updated June 29, 2017

 
 

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