Preliminary results are reported in 18-24 hours.
Body Fluid Culture, Aerobic
Bile, Aerobic Culture
Culture, Body Fluid, Aerobic
Gallbladder, Aerobic Culture
Abscess Fluid, Aerobic Culture
Cyst Fluid, Aerobic Culture
Jackson Pratt, Aerobic Culture
Perihepatic Fluid, Aerobic Culture
Semen, Aerobic Culture
Body Fluid Culture / Gram Stain
BODY FLUID CULTURE
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Isolation and identification of potentially pathogenic organisms
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Acceptable specimen types include abscess, bile, cysts, drainage, gallbladder, Jackson Pratt, Perihepatic fluid, and semen. DO NOT SEND SWABS. Avoid contamination with normal flora from the skin, rectum, vagina, or other body surfaces. Specimen Collection: Cleanse area with soap solution. Remove soap with 70% ethanol. Do not touch prepared skin during collection of specimen.