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TB Bone Marrow

Category Bacteriology Medical Microbiology
Reporting frequency TAT - Positive results by microscopy or culture are telephoned, cultures are incubated for 42 days

Collection conditions

Prior to inoculation, 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 bone marrow, if sufficient add 1-2 drops to each slope and a drop spread on the slide. After inoculation, disinfect the bottle top.

Additional information

Please be aware of the expiry date on the bottles

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