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.
TB Investigation Respiratory Samples
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Acid Fast Bacilli microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture within 42 days.|
Samples can be taken from sputum, bronchial alveolar lavage, endotracheal tube aspirate, nasopharyngeal tube aspirate.
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