In our constant effort to provide MPHHI Hospitals with the best tools for patient care through latest innovations and cutting-edge technology, we are excited to announce that the Medi Linx Laboratory will begin offering new test item.

BACTERIAL CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY is a test for isolation, identification, and susceptibility of pathogenic organisms from specimen which are most likely to be polymicrobial and or Multi Drug Resistant and those with possible growth of fastidious organisms which needs extended incubation or any special instructions from the clinician (directly inoculated samples)

Procedure Details are as follows:
Specimen: sputum, urine, aspirate, stool and other body fluids except blood (Blood samples must be charged as Bacterial Culture Panel)
Running Day: Daily
Specimen Viability: 2-8°C for 7 days
Results Availability: 3-5 days or depending to the Doctor’s request of extended incubation