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Blood Culture (septacemia)

Blood Culture Bottles

TestBlood Culture (septacemia)
Common Abbreviation
Test typeBacterial culture
Sample typeBlood
Specimen Container TypeBlood Culture Bottles
Sample Testing AmountAdults: 8-10ml, Paediatrics: 1-3ml
Stability
Turnaround Time5 days
LaboratoryScarborough, York
Reference Interval
Additional NotesPlease do not cover the bottle barcode when labelling samples with patient details. Direct sensitivity testing is not UKAS accredited
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