Blood Cultures

Blood Cultures (last updated 3 Jul 2014)

 

Taking Blood Cultures:

Adult: Click here for instructions & Observation Check List
Paediatric: Click here for instructions & Observation Check List

 

Sample Collection for: Blood Cultures
All Adult Patients

The system uses two bottles

  • one Green top
  • one Purple top

 

You will require both bottles

 
All Paediatrics  (0.1ml - 4ml blood)  

The system uses a single bottle

  • one Yellow top