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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Mycology Blood Culture

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection and Transport Protocols

Myco/F Lytic bottle available from Microbiology Lab on request

Adult Specimen

Specimen Collection: 1 – 5 mL of blood inoculated immediately into Myco/F Lytic bottle

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

42 days

All positive cultures will be reported by phone to medical staff immediately and results updated on the LIS as they come available.


Bactec Continuous monitoring System