Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated)
Overview of Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated)
What is Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated)?
Blood cultures are used to detect the presence of bacteria or fungi in the blood, to identify the type present and to guide treatment.
Why is Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated) done?
- If you have signs or symptoms of infection or sepsis like fever, rapid heart rate, nausea, confusion, reduced frequency of urination
- If you have had a recent infection, surgical procedure, valve replacement or you are at a high risk of systemic infections
Preparation for Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated)
- A copy of valid government-issued identification card with the address is required.
Sample Type for Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated)
The sample type collected for Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated) is: Blood
Interpreting Culture Aerobic Blood (Automated) results
- Two or more blood cultures that are positive for the same bacteria or fungi means that the person tested likely has a blood infection with that organism. The results typically identify the specific bacteria or fungi causing the infection
- If one blood culture set is positive and one set is negative, it may mean that an infection or skin contaminant is present. Additional tests are done in such cases
- If blood culture sets are negative after several days (no growth), then the probability that the person has a blood infection caused by bacteria or fungi is low
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