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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeXTAL
Method

Polarised light microscopy

External Price$13.10(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenRefer comment
Paediatric SpecimenNot usually applicable
Sample Delivery to LabASAP at room temperature, to Microbiology
  

CHLabs Laboratory

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

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Hui Wang

Additional Information

Joint aspirate, or sample from a "tophus" in syringe or sterile pottle. A swab (in transport medium) from a "tophus" is acceptable.

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

Delphic Number Test Number2637

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