Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid
Microscopy including white blood cell count (WBC) and
Suspected peritonitis, then day 3,7 and 10 post commencement of
treatment if positive.
Request via the ICE System.
Please give detailed clinical information, including date of
onset/contact with the suspected infection and andy current or
intended antibiotic therapy.
Microscopy - same day.
Culture - up to 5 days for a negative report; positive cultures
are reported as soon as growth is detected.
Peritoneal dialysis fluid.
Please send the whole bag of dialysate. Transport in the box
provided for this purpose.
Samples should be transported to the laboratory immediately.
Process on reciept.