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Tenckhoff catheter tip/cuff

About This Test

Department: Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Cuff/tip of catheter, no more than 4cm to be provided


Turnaround Time:

2-3 days

Culture for common bacterial pathogens, please advise if fungal or mycobacterial culture required

Other Comments:

Collection container (including preservatives): Sterile plain container

Special instructions - Relevant clinical data and details of recent or current antimicrobial treatment should be provided.

Lines of no more than 4cm should be sent.

Specimen transport: If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature