|Alternate:||Anaerobic Blood Culture from Line|
|Includes:||Culture for anaerobic bacteria|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Preliminary report at 1 day. Negative culture are finalized at 5 days, positives as identified.|
|Volume:||1.0 mL Infants, 1-5 mL Toddlers, 5-8 mL older children|
|Container:||Anaerobic Blood Culture Bottle|
|Normal:||No growth at 5 days.|
|Uses:||Identify microorganisms that may cause infection.|
|Limitations:||Antibiotic therapy may inhibit growth. A negative culture does not necessarily rule out infection.|
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