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Bordetella pertussis culture

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Casamino acid transport media.

Specimen Requirement

Nasopharyngeal aspirate

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Negative- 7 days Positive- 4-14 days.

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Bacteriology

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

Contact KKH Laboratory at 6394 1354 to request for the transport medium one day beforehand.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Bordetella pertussis culture BC9999
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