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About This Test

Department: Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Requirement: 1ml, ideally >10ml

Turnaround Time: 2-5 days

Culture for common pathogens

Other Comments:

Collection container: Sterile plain leakproof container

Special instructions - Relevant clinical data and details of recent or current antimicrobial treatment should be provided:

Specimen transport: If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature