In line with the national think kidneys acute kidney injury programme, led by NHS England, the Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) alert system is being rolled out to cover patients in the community.
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - 24 hrs|
For nasopharyngeal aspirate, bronchoalveolar lavage, endotracheal aspirate, nose swab, throat swab, nose and throat swab, nasopharyngeal swab (NPS). In order to ensure a same day result, specimens should be received in the microbiology laboratory by 9:30am for RPCR.
Original samples are stored for 1 month
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