TB Investigation Respiratory Samples
Container:Universal 30ml (white) or Sputum Pot 60ml (silver)
Collection conditions:Samples can be taken from sputum, bronchial alveolar lavage, endotracheal tube aspirate, nasopharyngeal tube aspirate. -
Min vol:Minimum 1ml sputum. For bronchial specimens the volumes will vary widely depending on the procedure
Reporting Frequency:TAT - Acid Fast Bacilli microscopy results available same day as receipt, culture within 42 days.
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Last updated June 28, 2017