Laboratory: Clinical Microbiology
Test Name:
SPUTUM CULTURE - (Sp)
Test Code: SPT
Clinical Information:

1. Sputum is screened microscopically for quality. This may lead to rejection and request for repeat specimen.
2. Saliva is unacceptable. Make certain specimen is sputum.

 

Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
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Reference Values:

A descriptive report will be sent.

Availability:
Daily
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