Lab Test : Blood Culture Line Anaerobic

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Alternate:Anaerobic Blood Culture from Line
Includes:Culture for anaerobic bacteria
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:BCA
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Preliminary report at 1 day. Negative culture are finalized at 5 days, positives as identified.
Specimen:Blood
Volume:1.0 mL Infants, 1-5 mL Toddlers, 5-8 mL older children
Container:Anaerobic Blood Culture Bottle
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:Bottle refrigerated.
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.
Method:Culture
 

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