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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCONJ
Method

Gram Stain, Bacterial culture and/or Fungal culture.

Note: Viral testing and Acanthamoeba detection can also be performed on the same sample.

External Price$92.90(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Yes - Medical Staff must notify laboratory directly. Specific tests are discussed at this point with laboratory staff.

Specimen Collection Protocols

Bedside inoculation

Patient SpecimenRefer comment
Sample Delivery to LabASAP
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x80349
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs (0015-0800 call out charge applies)
Turnaround TimeMicro 30 mins, culture 7 - 14 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Hui Wang

Additional Information

Patient sample: Scraping performed by medical staff with lab staff present at bedside.Clinician to prioritise tests required, viz, Gram stain, bacterial culture, viral culture, fungal culture, Acanthamoeba culture/PCR.

Delphic Number Test Number2134

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