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Culture And Sensitivity - Aerobic (Blood)

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  • culture and sensitivity - aerobic (blood)
    • organisms
    • culture
    • microscopy
    • wet mount
    • pus cells
    • epithelial cells
    • gram stain
    • organism
    • others
    • culture preliminary 1
    • culture preliminary 2
    • culture final report

Package Description

Sample type: BLOOD
Gender: Both
Age group: All age group
The culture and sensitivity – aerobic (blood) test helps to check the presence of a systemic infection. It also helps to detect and identify the presence of bacteria or yeast in the blood. The culture and sensitivity – aerobic (blood) test is done: • In case of signs or symptoms of sepsis

Frequently asked questions

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
A. Sepsis is a life-threatening illness. It is caused by the body in response to the infection.
The symptoms of sepsis include fever, high heart rate, high breathing rate, and infection.
The signs of severe sepsis include decreased urination, patches of discolored skin, changes in mental state, low platelet count, breathing problems, abnormal heart functions, chills, extreme weakness, and unconsciousness .
The infections that are more likely to cause sepsis include pneumonia, infection in the abdomen, and infection in the blood.
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