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BACTEC BODY FLUID BOTTLES

Test Name  BACTEC BODY FLUID BOTTLES 
Mnemonic  BFBAC 
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CPT   87070 
Department  Microbiology 
Container  Bactec bottles (aerobic and anaerobic) 
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Handling  Direct inoculation into alcohol sterilized bactec blood culture bottles is recommended for improved recovery of microorganisms. Refer to blood culture procedure for specifics. 
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Component  AEROBIC CULTURE ANAEROBIC CULTURE 
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Reported   Preliminary daily; final negative 7 days 
Note  Disinfect bottles with alcohol only. Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates. 
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