Blood bottles – Instructions and order of draw

Instructions for the collection of blood cultures may be found on the Intranet in HIC39 Taking Blood Cultures Policy.

The order forms for blood bottles can be found below:

All completed forms should be emailed to stees.pathologysupplies@nhs.net.

Orders must be sent Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm so they can be reviewed and appropriate stock allocated.

Types for most frequently requested tests