BRONCHOAVEOLAR LAVAGE - MICRO

Test Code
BAL

Alias/See Also
BAL

Includes
Gram stain; Quantitative Sputum, Fungus Smear;Fungus Culture;Viral Culture; Acid Fast Culture and Smear

Preferred Specimen
Bronchoaveolar lavage

Minimum Volume
4

Transport Container
DAVOL Evacuation container

Transport Temperature
Transport to Lab Immediately
 



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