MCS (Tip)

Container: Universal (white top)

Sample type: Tip

Test name: MCS (Tip) a.k.a. Line, Infection

Condition / Indication: Stent

Special precautions & notes: Do not send intravascular line tips if there is no reason to suspect infection. For suspected line-related infections, send two sets of blood cultures, one from the line and one from a peripheral vein, as well as the tip.
Urinary catheter tips will not be processed.

Reference range: Not Applicable

Container: Universal (white top)

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Microbiology

Turnaround time: 4 days