Cat scratch fever (Bartonella)

Sample type and Volume required: 
5ml clotted blood – red and yellow top
Turnaround time: 
10-14 days
Special sample instructions: 

Reference laboratory request – Please give full clinical details and risk factors. Please give date of onset and state whether patient is immunocompromised.

Contacts:
Infection Sciences Department at Bedford Hospital
01234 795913
Bedford Hospital
Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015