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
Turnaround time: 3 days