Fluids & Tissues
20ml white top universal
Transfer material to a universal pot under aseptic conditions.
For tissue specimens add sterile saline to prevent tissue drying out. DO NOT add formalin.
Please list antibiotic therapy.
Is there any suspicion of Mycobacteria infection? If yes please contact Microbiologist.
Bile, Drain Fluids & Breast Milk should not be repeated under 48 hrs.
Determination of infection.
Microscopy available on the day. Please contact the laboratory if this is required urgently.Specimen Labelling Procedure