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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) Fungal Microscopy (Immunocompromised patients ONLY)
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
Sample container
Sterile sputum pot 60ml or sterile universal container
Volume required
Minimum 15 ml
Clinical notes
Please specify nature of immunocompromise and if patient receiving antifungal treatment.
Turn around time
1 day from receipt in laboratory.
Last modified: 02/08/2017