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|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Positive results by microscopy or culture are telephoned, cultures are incubated for 42 days|
Samples should be collected early in the morning (before breakfast) on 3 consecutive days and delivered to the lab ASAP to avoid acid deteroration of the sample. Minimum 1ml sputum, for bronchial specimens the volumes will vary widely depending on the procedure.
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