Aerobic culture and sensitivity testing for up to two (2) blood culture systems submitted within the same 24 hour period. Testing includes bacterial culture, identification by MALDI-TOF, and one (1) antimicrobial sensitivity test (by broth microdilution/MIC testing) for clinically significant, aerobic, fast-growing organisms. Antimicrobial sensitivity testing conforms to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards. Blood culture systems will be incubated for a total of 7 days if no growth after 24 h incubation.
Please contact laboratory prior to submission to discuss sample collection techniques and shipment.
Test Code: BCULT1
|Turn Around Time (Days):||7 days|
1- 10 mL of whole blood
Commercially available blood culture systems. Contact lab for more information.
DO NOT refrigerate
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