Preliminary results are reported in 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported within 4-10 days depending on specimen source.
Amniocentesis, Anaerobe Culture
Body Fluid Culture, Anaerobic
Ascites, Anaerobe Culture
Bile, Anaerobe Culture
Culture, Body Fluid, Anaerobe
Dialysate, Anaerobe Culture
Gallbladder, Anaerobe Culture
Pericardial Fluid, Anaerobe Culture
Peritoneal Fluid, Anaerobe Culture
Pleural Fluid, Anaerobe Culture
Synovial Fluid, Anaerobe Culture
Thoracentesis Anaerobe Culture
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* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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