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Blood culture, aerobic

Test Code:

BA0103

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Bactec Paed/plus (Pink cap)
Bactec Adult (Blue cap)

Specimen Requirement

Adult: Inoculate 10 mL of blood into each culture bottle
Paediatric: Inoculate 3mL of blood into each culture bottle
 

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Negative - 2 working days
Positive - 2 - 7 working days

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Microbiology

Contact Number

6394 1388

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1900 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1800 hrs

Sat: 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1630 hrs

Sun: 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1500 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Blood culture, aerobic BA0103
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