CULTURE BONE MARROW FUNGUS (BMF)
: BMF, Bone marrow culture, Fungal culture
: Fungal culture
: Negative for yeast and mold
: SPS anticoagulant - 1-5 mL Container obtained from lab, 615-322-3046.
: Bone marrow
: > 1 mL
: 1 mL
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Non sterile or leaking container. Specimens submitted in anticoagulant other than SPS. Excessive delay in transport.
: 4 weeks for negative culture. Varies for positive culture.
: There will be a separate charge for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate. Susceptibility testing for molds or yeast are not done routinely; when requested, susceptibility tests are sent to a reference laboratory.
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