Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture Synovial Fluid

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Transport in a sterile container. If specimen may clot, use a heparin tupe. If Kingella Kingee is suspected place 0.5-4ml in an aerobic blood culture bottle.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-5 days

Ranges
No bacteria isolated

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