Item Value
Test name Bacterial Culture and Gram stain, CSF
Available Stat? No
In House Availability Set up daily, day and evening shifts
Performed by Microbiology
Normal range
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 5 mL CSF
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Sample type CSF

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