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Test Code:
090-40-0340-01

Order Name:
Knee Fluid 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:
090-40-0340-01

Order Name:
Knee Fluid C/S

 
Patient Preparation:
Medications: Do not use antibiotics before collection of specimen
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Knee Fluid/ Sterile container
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Knee Fluid, volume Entire collection (minimum 0.5 mL)
 
Sub Mission Container:
Sterile container
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis : N/A
Lipemia : N/A
Icterus : N/A
Other : Specimen in formalin or dry swab
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type :Knee Fluid
Temperature/Time :At Room temperature for 24 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0340-01

Order Name:
Knee Fluid 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 reported within 3 days.
 
Performing Location:
Microbiology, Laboratory Department Tel. 14171
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0340-01

Order Name:
Knee Fluid C/S

 
 
Clinical Information:
Bacterial knee (joint) inflammation is also called septic arthritis. Due to an animal bite, puncture wound, or an existing infection on your skin can cause this kind of knee infection. Existing joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and immune-suppressing medications can increase your risk for developing an infection.
 
Reference Value:
No growth or usual flora
 
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)
4.    https://www.healthline.com/health/infected-knee#causes (Retrieved: 16 Sep 2019)