Preliminary results are reported in 18 - 24 hours. Negative cultures are reported after 3 days.
Aerobe Bacterial Culture, Bronch Brush Quantitative
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Culture
Quantitative Bronch Brush Aerobe Bacterial Culture
Quantitative Culture, Respiratory
QUANTITATIVE RESPIRATORY CULT
Bronch Brush Quantitative, Aerobic Bacterial Culture
Looking to order a test?
We’ve provided helpful links to make ordering easy.Find a Requisition
All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.Submitting Specimens
Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.Order Kits and Supplies
MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.Test FAQ
Visit our provider FAQ and learn about common questions to ordering tests.
Isolate, identify and quantitate aerobic organisms.
No growth of aerobic bacteria
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Specimen transport should be arranged so that the specimen is received by MLabs within 24 hours of collection. Call for a STAT courier or send via overnight delivery. Send BAL specimens in a sterile container with no additive, at 4 degrees C (refrigerated). Testing on bronch brush specimens is available only to University of Michigan registered patients.