Blood Culture

What

Blood cultures are used to detect the presence of bacteria or fungi in the blood, to identify the type present, and to guide treatment.

Why

To check for the presence of a systemic infection; to detect and identify bacteria or yeast in the blood.

Preparation

Two or more blood samples drawn from separate venipuncture sites, typically from different veins in your arms.

AMC Manila Services - Pathology and Laboratory
Laboratory test are essential element of diagnosis, treatment planning and monitoring for every disease.

 


Contact Information

Phone: (632) 525-9191 local 142
Email: pathologylab@spamcmanila.org

Clinical Pathology
Elia P. Cabrerra, MD
Chair, Clinical Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Anatomical Pathology
Neila D. Cejudo, MD, FPSP
Chair, Anatomic Pathology
Phone: 525-9191 local 730

Roengent Dan D. Concepcion, RN, RMT, MBA
Chief Medical Technologist
Phone: 525-9191 local 681


Open

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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