Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Peds Plus: Pink Plastic Cap
Aerobic: Grey Plastic Cap
Anaerobic: Purple Plastic Cap
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
BC
Availability: 
Daily
Collection Requirements: 
Inoculate directly into blood culture bottle(s) OR in sterile container.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BM
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Use Peds bottle if specimen is less than 8 mls, otherwise use aerobic and anaerobic bottles when volume is greater than 8 mls.