Minimum Volume: 1mL per bottle
Maximum volume: 10mL per bottle
Inoculate blood into BacT/ALERT® FA Plus Aerobic
Bottles (green top) and BacT/ALERT® FN Plus Anaerobic bottles (orange top)
Minimum Volume: 1mL
Maximum volume: 4mL
Inoculate into one BacT/ALERT® PF Plus Aerobic
Pediatric bottles (yellow top)
Frozen or refrigerated blood culture bottles.
Room temperature only. Transport to lab within 2 hours.
If unable to transport to lab immediately, can be held at RT until next day.
Microbiology lab must notified if blood cultures must be held longer to recover fastidious organisms.
7 days a week