Fluids & Tissues
20ml white top universal
Pink top EDTA tube for cell count (e.g. Joint Aspirates, Ascitc Fluid, CAPD Fluid)
Bactec bottles for Sterile fluids (e.g. Joint Aspirates, Ascitc Fluid, CAPD Fluid)
Transfer material to a universal pot under aseptic conditions.
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