Preliminary results are reported in 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported in 5 days. The health care provider will be notified of initial positive cultures and Gram stain result. Verigene Blood Culture Nucleic Acid Tests will be run on the first positive set of bottles in an episode of bacteremia. Results will typically be available 3-6 hours after the time of Gram Stain notification.
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BacT/Alert Blood Culture System
Verigene® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Nucleic Acid Test (BC-GP)
Verigene® Gram-Negative Blood Culture Nucleic Acid Test (BC-GN)
Isolate and identify bacteria or yeast causing bacteremia or fungemia.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.