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Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Routine Sputum Culture Test

This is an important test that is used to determine the bacteria responsible for a lower respiratory tract infection.

Sputum
1 tests included
4 days turnaround

£89.00

£69.00

About Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Routine Sputum Culture Test

What is a lower respiratory tract infection routine sputum culture?

Sputum is mucus or phlegm produced by the lungs and is coughed up. It is typically produced when a person has a lower respiratory tract infection and contains bacteria. Sputum samples are taken for cultures (growth of bacteria in a petri dish) which help to detect which bacteria might be causing the infection.

Why take the test?

This test requires a sputum sample and can be used to determine the bacteria responsible for a lower respiratory tract infection.

 

What's tested

Culture

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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