Ascitic Fluid in Blood Culture Set
Container:Aerobic - BD BACTEC PLUSTM/F (Blue)
Collection conditions:Aerobic blood culture. Prior to innoculation, disinfect the culture botle top, label the bottle with patient's details without covering the barcode. inoculate the bottle with between 1-5ml of the fluid. After inoculation, disinfect the bottle top.-
Reporting Frequency:TAT - Negative results - 5 days. Up to 21 days for extended culture
Additional informationNegative bottles are kept for 48 hours, positive bottles for 3 months.
Lab Tests Online UK
Lab Tests Online - UK is a website written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease.
Click here to go to Labtestsonline.org.uk
Last updated July 7, 2017