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Test Code:
090-04-1080

Order Name:
Prosthetic device Culture by Sonication

 
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:
090-04-1080

Order Name:
Prosthetic device Culture by Sonication

 
Patient Preparation:
Medications: Do not use antibiotics before collection of specimen
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Prostetic device/Sterile container 
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Prostetic device, volume Entire collection 
 
Sub Mission Container:
 Sterile container
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen type Temperature Time
Prostetic device Room Temperature 24 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-04-1080

Order Name:
Prosthetic device Culture by Sonication

 
Schedule:
Tested daily (24 hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 3 days.
 
Performing Location:
Microbiology, Laboratory Department Tel. 14172
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-04-1080

Order Name:
Prosthetic device Culture by Sonication

 
 
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. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com (Retrieved: 29 Jan 2019)
2. https://www.healthline.com/health/infected-knee#causes (Retrieved: 16 Sep 2019)