Quantify organisms to screen for organism overgrowth.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Quantitative results are reported in 48 hours. Negative cultures are reported after 48 hours.
- Culture, Duodenal Fluid, Quantitation
- Duodenal Quantitation, Routine Culture
- QUANTITATIVE AEROBIC CULTURE
Notify MLabs Client Services Center prior to specimen collection. Aseptically prepare aspiration site before collection. Layer fluid on top of solid media in anaerobic transport; DO NOT PUSH DOWN INTO MEDIUM.
Offsite: Specimen >4 hrs old.
Onsite: Specimen >1 hr old.
Test is used to monitor overgrowth of microorganisms in the upper gastrointestinal tract. Test includes quantitative culture. Quantitative culture results are reported within the range of 100 - 1,000,000,000 organisms per mL of fluid.