Sputum M/C/S


Test Information

Test Name

Sputum M/C/S

Department

Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

Sputum

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Microbiology Clinical Details

View Microbiology Clinical Details Guide

Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

SPUT

Part of Group

Sputum Microbiology/ Culture/ Susceptibilities; Aspergillus Sputum; Cystic Fibrosis Sputum

Notes

  • If Cytology test requested, a separate sample is required.

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Cystic Fibrosis Sputum: Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory.


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

72 Hours

Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz