South West London Pathology (SWLP) has been working with bioMerieux to set up and interface Virtuo incubators at Croydon University Hospital (CUH) so that blood culture samples for sepsis can be incubated on site within the national target time of four hours.
|Reporting frequency||Urgent - 1 hour|
Discuss with the laboratory
Shelf life for additional tests will vary between 24 hours to 7 days depending on transfusion history. Contact lab for advice
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