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Peritoneal Dialysate

Alternate names:
PD Fluid
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
FLMC
Specimen types:
Fluid
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins

A minimum of 50 mL of fluid is required for microscopy & culture.

Notes:

Examination for Mycobacteria performed only on specific request.

Additional specimen is required if AFB culture required.

Frequency:
Daily

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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