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Semi quantitative study of bacteria and fungi, vascular catheter

Fee code: 20073


Manel Almela Prades


> Microbiology Department

Method description

Maki semi quantitative culture

Delivery time

4 days

Note to delivery time



Specimen type

Vascular catheter

Specimen volume

5 cm

Specimen minimum volume

5 cm

Collection instructions

Under sterile conditions

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature in a maximum of 2 hours

Rejection criteria

Sample collected at the wrong time interval or improper transportation conditions


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Semi quantitative study of bacteria and fungi Contaminated sample: <15 UFC    
Semi quantitative study of bacteria and fungi Colonized sample: = 15 UFC    

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