Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Aerobic: grey plastic cap. Anaerobic: Purple plastic cap
Pseudonyms: 
Blood Cultures
Test Code: 
BC
Availability: 
Daily
Collection Requirements: 
8-10 ml blood in each culture bottle (Anaerobic & Aerobic)
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Please contact Medical Microbiologist before collection. Indicate suspicion of fastidious organisms an request longer incubation on request form.