Faeces Culture
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Include clinical information relevant to test on request form, include

recent travel destinations. Please also reqeust faecal PCR with every

request for faeces culture.
Container(s):
Sterile container (Sterile Container)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed 8:30-22:00 Mon-Fri, 8:30-19:00 Sat, 8:30-17:00 Sun.

Results available same day (microscopy), up to 4 days for culture

Laboratory:
Microbiology (8382-9209)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Culture - faeces
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
Deliver directly to testing laboratory. OOH: place in fridge.

Data Entry Code:
FAE

SydPath Division:
Microbiology

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Date/Time published: 27/05/2020 16:34:28
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