CULTURE, BLOOD FOR FUNGUS
Blood Culture For Yeast - Culture Fungus Blood
This order may also be used for bone marrow.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Blood or Bone Marrow, one aerobic blood culture bottle and one SPS tube.
Wipe specific bottle septum with alcohol before inserting blood.
1.0 mL blood and any amount of bone marrow
Room temperature (20-25°C)
Cracked or leaking bottles, refrigerated or frozen specimens
24 hours at room temperature.
Continuous Monitoring Blood Culture Instrumentation
Samaritan Health Services
Smear positive for fungus in blood or bone marrow
Thursday, September 13, 2018 12:09:34 PM