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Test Code:
090-40-0040-01

Order Name:
Aspiration C/S* (Source Specify)

 
Useful For:
An aid in the diagnosis of bacterial infections 
 
Methodology:
  1. Conventional Culture Technique
  2. Identification by MALDI-TOF 
  3. Suceptibility test by Vitek 2 Compact
 
AliasesName:
Aerobic culture
Aerobic bacteria culture
Culture, General Bacteria
Bacteria cullture
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0040-01

Order Name:
Aspiration C/S* (Source Specify)

 
Patient Preparation:
Medications: Do not use antibiotics before collection of specimen
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Aspiration / Sterile container 
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Aspiration Fluid, volume Entire collection (minimum 0.5 mL)
 
Sub Mission Container:
Sterile container 
 
Rejection Criteria:
Specimen in formalin or dry swab will be reject.
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Peritoneal fluid Room temperature, 18oC to 25oC 24 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0040-01

Order Name:
Aspiration C/S* (Source Specify)

 
Method detail:
  1. Conventional Culture Technique
  2. Identification by MALDI-TOF 
  3. Suceptibility test by Vitek 2 Compact
 
Schedule:
Tested daily (24 hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to report within 3 days.
 
Performing Location:
Microbiology, Laboratory Department Tel. 14171
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0040-01

Order Name:
Aspiration C/S* (Source Specify)

 
 
Clinical Information:

Aspiration can also refer to a medical procedure, during which a healthcare professional uses a suction tube or needle to remove harmful fluid from the lungs, joints, abscesses, or other organs or tissues.

A doctor may also perform aspiration to take a sample of fluid and test it for signs of infection, cancer cells, or the presence of certain substances.

 
Reference Value:
No growth
 
Interpretation:
Isolate and identify potentially aerobic pathogenic organisms
 
Clinical Reference:
  1. Amy L. Leber, editor. Clinical Microbiology Procedure Handbook 4th Edition. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 2016
  2. James H. Jorgensen, Michael A. PFALLER. Manual of Clinical Microbiology 11th ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press; 2015
  3. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com (Retrieved: 29 Jan 2019)