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Respiratory tract culture

Category Microbiology
Test background
Clinical Indications
Sample & container required Bronchial/tracheal fluid. Sterile universal container (not sputum trap container)
Sample volume 2 mL
Sample container Sterile universal container (not sputum trap container)
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround time 3 days