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Fungal short-term culture

Category Microbiology
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Clinical Indications
Sample & container required Respiratory samples (including sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, bronchial washing, etc.); Sterile fluids (including pleural fluid); Swabs (including ENT, oral, genital, etc.); Swabs in Amies transport medium; other samples in sterile universal container
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or store overnight at room temperature
Turnaround time 2 weeks