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Test Code:
090-40-0180-01

Order Name:
Dialysis C/S

 
Useful For:
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:
090-40-0180-01

Order Name:
Dialysis C/S

 
Patient Preparation:
Medications: Do not use antibiotics before collection of specimen
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Dialysis/ Sterile container
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Dialysis, 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
Dialysis Room temperature, 18oC to 25oC 24 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0180-01

Order Name:
Dialysis C/S

 
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:
090-40-0180-01

Order Name:
Dialysis C/S

 
 
Clinical Information:
Sterile Body Fluids and Normally Sterile Tissues: In response to infection, fluid may accumulate in any body cavity.
 
Reference Value:
No growth
 
Interpretation:
Any microorganism found where no resident flora is present is considered significant and is reported. For specimens contaminated with the usual bacterial flora, bacteria that are potentially pathogenic are identified.
 
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)