Bacteriology

Bacteriology

Inoculated media plates are incubated for 48 hours, with a reading at 24, and at the end of the 48's hours. If no organisms have grown, the report is released stating that. If any organisms if grown within 48 hours of incubation the next step is performed, which is the sensitivity, which is a wide range of antibiotics discs placed over the organisms grown, this step takes another 24 hours.All of these give us a turnaround time of 48 hours for those negative results, and 72 for those who might have any infection.
We also have a rapid ID/Susceptibility system for urgent cases.