CULTURE, AEROBIC, SPUTUM

Test Code

C0160

LIS Code

Test Components

Includes ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY if indicated.

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

Submit 5–10 mL (1 mL min.) sputum in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated.

Department

Method

Conventional Culture, Automated Identification & Sensitivity

CAT

B

List Price

₹ 900

CUToff

Sample Daily by 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report after 72 Hrs

Comments

If AFB is suspected, CULTURE, AFB, RAPID. If fungus is suspected, use CULTURE, FUNGUS, and/or CULTURE, FUNGUS, NOCARDIA.