Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hrs
Analytic Time

Preliminary results are reported in 18 - 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported after 4 days.

MiChart Code
Bronch Brush Anaerobic Culture, Quant
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Bronch Brush Culture, Anaerobic, Quantitative
Bartlett Brush Quantitative Anaerobe Culture
Quantitative Bronch Brush Anaerobe Culture

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Isolate, identify and quantify anaerobic organisms from patients with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease.

Reference Range

No growth of anaerobic bacteria.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

This test is available only to University of Michigan registered patients.

Normal Volume
1 brush
Minimum Volume
1 brush

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.