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Acanthamoeba/Naegleria Culture

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Culture on non-nutrient agar containing Escherichia coli.
(To be obtained from DPLM Reception, after office hour call extension 1383) 

Specimen Requirement

Corneal scraping, CSF, Brain biopsy tissue.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

10 days

Reference Value(s)

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Bacteriology Lab

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon – Fri 0800 hrs– 1700 hrs , Sat 0800 hrs – 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Arrange with KKH Laboratory (Tel: 6394 1354) to obtain the culture medium from SGH Laboratory.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Acanthamoeba/Naegleria Culture BC9999
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