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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeASPM
Method

Polarised light microscopy

Quantitative cell count**

Gram stain

External Price$13.10(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Aseptic techniques for specimen collection.

Specimen Collection Protocols

**For cell counts and differential - put aspirate into EDTA tube and mix.

Patient SpecimenJoint aspirate, in syringe* or sterile pottle
Paediatric SpecimenNot usually applicable - see 'patient' sample if required
Sample Delivery to LabAs soon as possible to Microbiology
Aliquot Transport to CHLImmediate transport to lab
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x80349
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround TimeProvisional report 30 mins - 1 hr, confirmed report 1-2 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Hui Wang

Additional Information

*Do NOT send syringe with needle attached- use protective cap or deliver in person to lab.

Delphic Number Test Number2125

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