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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePBAC
Method

Bactec FX continuous monitoring system.

External Price$23.54(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Aseptic technique essential, surface clean both skin and septum of the blood culture bottle(s) after the flip cap is removed.

Patient SpecimenPaediatric Blood Culture bottle (Pink bottle)
Paediatric SpecimenRefer comment
Sample Delivery to LabDeliver immediately to lab, by hand or lamson tube.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsOptimal sample volume 1-5 mls
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x89707
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1 - 5 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: Rosie Greenlees

Additional Information

Paediatric Sample: Single aerobic paediatric bottle (anaerobic bottle dependent on clinical presentation) optimally 1-5 mls.

Do not refrigerate.

Approximately 85% of positive results occur within the first 48 hours. All positives notified immediately by phone

Delphic Number Test Number2227

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