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Pleural Fluid in Blood Culture set
|Reporting frequency||TAT - 5 days for negatives and up to 21 days for extended culture|
Aerobic blood culture - prior to innoculation, 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 fluid. After inoculation, disinfect the bottle top.
Negative bottles kept for 48 hours, positive bottles for 3 months
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