Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture -Respiratory Quantitative

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Bronchial alveolar lavage

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-4days

Special Instructions
Transport immediately or put on ice.

Processing Instructions
Indicate if specimen is from a patient with cystic fibrosis.

Ranges
No bacteria isolated

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