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Collect sputum in sterile cup. Early morning, freshly expectorated sputum is preferred.
Transport BAL fluid to lab within 1 hour.
Refrigerated. Specimens should be transported to the lab within 2 hours of collection.
2 hours; 24 hours at 4 degrees
A Gram Stain is included with each culture.
7 days a week
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