Tissue Culture (including anaerobes)
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

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

site of specimen.

Collection:
For very small biopsies suspend in a few drops of sterile saline. NEVER

ADD FORMALIN to microbiology specimens.
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 7 days for culture

Laboratory:
Microbiology (8382-9209)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Culture - FNAB

Culture - tissue

FNAB- Culture
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
Deliver directly to testing laboratory. OOH: place in fridge.

Data Entry Code:

SydPath Division:
Microbiology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:43
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