Identify bacteria in bone marrow.
Negative at 6 days
Positives as soon as detected
Bone marrow, aspirate in sterile SPS Vacutainer® tube (ARUP Supply #24964). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Transport bone marrow in SPS tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Specimens submitted in anticoagulant other than SPS.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Anaerobic, fungal, and AFB cultures are billed separately. Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately. Testing is limited to the university of Utah Health Science Center only.
For AFB and fungal culture order Blood Culture, AFB & Fungal (ARUP test code 0060024).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060104||Culture, Bone Marrow||19126-2|
- Bone Marrow Aspiration
- Bone Marrow Biopsy
- Culture, Bone Marrow