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Lab Test Dictionary

Bone Marrow Culture

Specimen Type

Bone Marrow

Performing Lab

RCHSD Microbiology

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

Upon receipt

Standard TAT

5 Days

Stat TAT


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Sodium Heparin Green Top

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Transport to Lab immediately.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Processing Instructions

Refer to processing manal

Included Tests

Gram stain, aerobic and anaerobic cultures. **If Mycobacteria (AFB) ordered, collect a Myco F/lytic Bactec bottle.