Preliminary results are reported in 12 - 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported after 4 days.
Bronchus Culture, Anaerobic
Culture, Bronchus, Anaerobe
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Isolate and identify anaerobic organisms.
No growth of anaerobic bacteria
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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