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Test Identifier Information

 
Method

Microscopy (Gram stain, ZN stain, PCP dependent on the requestor) and culture

External Price$41.94(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Yes, refer comment

Patient SpecimenWashing / lavage in sterile pottle
Paediatric SpecimenWashing / lavage in sterile pottle
Sample Delivery to LabPhone lab before despatching ext 88352
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround TimeGram stain 1 - 2 hrs, culture 1 - 4 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: 1) Ros Podmore, 2) Elaine Keith

Additional Information

Yes, contact lab (ext 88352) in advance to arrange 1) specimen transport ASAP - laboratory staff will usually come to pick specimen up. 2) discuss specific tests required.Clinician must specify tests required. Request Immunocompromised protocol.

Note: Cost may vary depending on tests requested.

Delphic Number Test Number2056

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