Lab Test : Bone Marrow Blood Culture Anaerobic

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Alternate:Anaerobic Bone Marrow Culture
Includes:Culture for anaerobic bacteria
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:BMAN
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Preliminary report at 1 day. Negative cultures are finalized at 5 days, positives as identified.
Specimen:Bone marrow aspirate
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Heparinized syringe or Anaerobic Blood Culture Bottle
Temperature:Room temperature transport to lab within 1 hour
Do not refrigerate
Rejection:Not received at proper temperature
Not received within specified time frame
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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