Find out more about a day in the life of Kelvin Adu-Darko, an Advanced Biomedical Support Worker in Point of Care Testing (POCT), based at Croydon Hospital.
|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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