Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
AFB Blood Culture
Alternate Names
Acid Fast Bacillus Blood Culture
SoftLab Order Code
CXBAF
Epic Order Name
AFB CULTURE, BLOOD
Epic Order ID
LAB246
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information
”isolator”
Sample Type
Whole Blood
Collection Container
Isolator Tube
Collecting Volume
10.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
6.0 ml
Storage or Stability
Ambient
Instructions
Blood Culture Collection Procedure
 
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