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Lymph Node

Category Bacteriology Medical Microbiology
Reporting frequency TAT - Microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture 2 – 3 days. Some specimens may have prolonged incubation in which case a result will be issued in 5-7 days.

Collection conditions

For analysis of routine non sterile and sterile specimens with the inclusion of tissues/biopsies, lymph nodes, bone and bone marrow. Use dry sterile bottle. All tissue samples should be collected aseptically and transferred directly to sterile sample containers with no additives of any kind. In the case of small fragments, place in a few ml of sterile saline.

Additional information

All lymph nodes are processed for Mycobacterial investigation.

Sample stability – 4 weeks.

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