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Culture, Anaerobic bacteria

Test Code:

BA0032

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sterile container / AnO2 blood culture media / Swab with AnO2 transport media.

Specimen Requirement

Pus may be sent in a syringe. Tissue/swab sent in anaerobic transport media. Send to Lab within 1 hr.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Negative:5 - 7 working days Positive: 4 - 9 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

Anerobic culture will be included in Bacterial culture requests where appropriate.

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Culture, Anaerobic bacteria BA0032
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