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Blood culture (paediatric set)

Category Bacteriology Medical Microbiology
Reporting frequency TAT Negative - 5 days. Up to 21 days for extended culture

Collection conditions

Aerobic blood culture. Prior to innoculation, disinfect the culture botle top, label the bottle with patient's details without covering the barcode. Innoculate the bottle with between 1-5ml of the fluid. After inoculation, disinfect the bottle top. Send any sample you manage to obtain regardless of volume.

Additional information

Negative bottles are kept for 48 hours, positive bottles for 3 months

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