Respiratory Culture RESP
Sputum, bronchial or lung washings.
All of specimen at 2-8ºC.
Refrigerated: 24 hours; Ambient: 2 hours
For SJH Only: A bacterial culture, fungal culture, AFB culture, Legionella DFA, and Legionella culture will always be performed on all bronchial specimens. For Crouse and Outreach Only: Hospital or Outreach perform tests ordered.
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
See Laboratory Report.