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Blood Mycobacteria culture



Test Information

  • Container:
    BD BACTEC Myco/F bottle (Red)
  • Collection conditions:
    Please be aware of the expiry date on the bottles. Prior to inoculation, disinfect the culture bottle top, label the bottle with patient's details without covering the barcodes. Inoculate the bottle with between 1-5ml of the bone marrow or blood. After inoculation, 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


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