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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 adult, 1.0 ml pediatrics
Storage or Stability
Ambient
Instructions
Blood Culture Collection Procedure
 
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