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Duodenal Aspirate

Ordering information:

For Parasites study, please order "Faeces Ova, cyst, parasites" test through EMR, add "Duodenal Aspirate sample" in the "Order comment"

Laboratory:
Microbiology
Specimen types:
Aspirate
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:

Place aspirate in a sterile container, and take directly to the laboratory for examination for Giardia lamblia (G. intestinalis) and Strongyloides stercoralis

Transport at room temperature to the Laboratory

Take immediately to microbiology for processing.

 

 

Notes:

Cultures for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria can be made after discussion with the laboratory

Microbiology laboratory: 9895 3475

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-7 days

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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