Whole blood is inoculated into SA/SN bottles (typically by the client) and incubated on BacTAlert instrument. Microbial growth is identified according to client requirements. Antimicrobial susceptibilities performed upon request. This test is for Organ Donor Screening purposes only and not for diagnostic use.
CyberLAB Test Info
BLOOD CULTURE 1
BLOOD CULTURE 2
BLOOD CULTURE 3
BLOOD CULTURE 4
BacTAlert Continuous Monitoring System
FDA Cleared / Approved
Samples arriving in media bottles not compatible with the BacTAlert will be sub-cultured to solid media and processed manually for aerobes, anaerobes, yeast, and fungus.
8-10mL in SA or SN
For best results ship ambient as soon as possible following inoculation.
Do not refrigerate blood culture bottles.Inoculate SA and SN bottle with 8-10 ml of whole blood each. Inoculation volume should not exceed 10 ml.