Culture, Fungus, Blood

Supply# 152821 Bactec Myco F Lytic Blood Culture Bottle

Test Code: 4606

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge.


Collection Guide: 

Supply#: 152821 Bactec Myco F Lytic Blood Culture Bottle

Preferred specimen(s): 5 ml blood or bone marrow drawn into a Bactec™ Myco/F Lytic blood bottle

Transport container: Bactec Myco/F Lytic blood bottle

Transport temperature: Room temperature

Specimen stability:
  • Room temperature: 48 hours
  • Refrigerated: unacceptable
  • Frozen: unacceptable
Reject criteria:
  • Received frozen
  • Specimens in EDTA (Lavender-Top) tube
  • Specimens in Heparin (Green-Top) tube
  • Specimens in Citrate, Acd Or Sps (Yellow-Top) tubes
  • Bactec Plus aerobic/f (silver label with gray-top) bottle
  • Bactec Lytic/10 anaerobic/f (purple label and cap) bottle
  • Bactec Peds bottle

For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's customer service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.