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Pus and/or abscess culture

Category Microbiology
Test background
Clinical Indications
Sample & container required Aseptically collected pus and/or abscess aspirate/drain, Sterile universal container
Sample volume ≥1 mL
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround time Up to 7 days