Item Value
Test name Universal Microbial DNA
Available Stat? No
Performed by Univ. of Washington
Normal range Microbial DNA not detected
Container type Sterile tube
Amount to Collect
Tissue 5 cubic mm
Fluid 1 mL
Collection Instructions Fresh sterile tissue or fluid should be submitted to the microbiology laboratory in a separate container, along with specimens for culture (bacterial, fungal and AFB). Test sensitivity is much lower for formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues.
Sample type Fresh sterile tissue, or fluid (preferred), formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue

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