A blood culture identifies bacteria, fungi, and other pathogens in a blood sample. Blood infections can be dangerous as they disrupt the normal physiology of vital organs.
Infections of the lungs, gut, gallbladder, kidney, and heart are widespread. Infections can also occur due to weakened immunity, especially in newborns, children, and the elderly. Fever, nausea, exhaustion, muscle aches, and other inflammatory symptoms are not always present. An infection might spread to other organs in severe cases, causing sepsis. Patients with HIV, diabetes, cancer or autoimmune illnesses have more frequent blood cultures.
BACTEC FOR RAPID Culture and Sensitivity Test is ordered when a doctor suspects an infection. Identification of the causal agent leads to diagnosis and cure. A ‘positive' culture shows the growth of microorganisms in a sample, whereas a ‘negative' culture shows no trace of bacteria or fungus. If the test is positive, ‘sensitive testing' is done to discover the optimal antibiotic. Infections without a cause can lead to significant consequences like Sepsis and organ failure.
You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. A blood sample is compared to a bottle of 'broth.' It promotes the growth of any microbe (bacteria, fungus, protozoan parasite) and is detected using a microscope and other chemical tests.
How does one prepare for the test?
No preparation is required.
Required Documents for BACTEC FOR RAPID C/S Test:
Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes. No particular type of care is required.
Cost of BACTEC FOR RAPID C/S Test in Delhi:
The BACTEC FOR RAPID Culture and Sensitivity Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.₹ 375 750 Pay Now Limited Offer
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