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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CULTURE, BLOOD

Test Code

  • 4027

Test Synonym

  • BLCULT, BLOOD CULTURE

Minimum Volume

  • 8 mL PER BOTTLE

Specimen Type

  • Whole Blood

Primary Container

  • Blood Culture Bottles

Transport Temp

  • Ambient

TAT

  • 7 days

Specimen Requirements

  • Blood culture bottles, set of anaerobic/aerobic.

Specimen Retention

  • Follow aeseptic procedures for collection of blood culture specimens.