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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)(from ICU)

External Price (excl. GST)

Bronchoalveolar lavage

$46.63

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

BAL

Test Information

Department

Microbiology

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 0800 - 2400

Laboratory Turnaround Time

1 hr

Method

Quantitative microscopy & culture

Diagnostic Use Or Instructions

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Additional Information

Processing available urgently as call out via Clinician request 2400-0800 hrs