Preliminary results are reported in 12 - 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported after 4 days.
Endometrium Culture, Anaerobic
Culture, Endometrium, 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.
Collect scrapings or aspirates from the endometrium using sterile technique (DO NOT SEND SWABS). AVOID CONTAMINATION WITH NORMAL FLORA FROM RECTUM, VAGINAL TRACT, OR URETHRA. Specimens with volume > 1.0 ml may be sent without transport but MUST be received within 1 hour of collection. Specimens with volume < 1.0 ml MUST be sent in anaerobic transport.
Indicate specimen source, collection date/time, current antibiotic therapy and clinical diagnosis.