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Acanthamoeba culture

Category Microbiology >> Microbiology
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Clinicial Indications
Sample & container required Corneal scrape. Culture medium obtained from laboratory by prearrangement with microbiology
Transport storage Transport pre-inoculated culture medium in a sealed-plastic bag, and the slide prepared by the clinician in a plastic slide container. Please place the label on lid of the culture plate.
Turnaround time 3 days
Notes

Positive cultures are sent to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for confirmation.