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Genital culture

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3002

 

Synonyms: 

Cervix culture Vaginal culture Urethra culture Penile culture Vulva culture

Methodology: 

Standard culture procedure

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: Collect Culturette Swab, Eswab
Source of specimen is required
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Identification and susceptibility tests are performed on positive cultures

Reference Interval: 

Normal Flora

CPT Code(s): 

87070

Last Changed: 

12/10/2016 10:17:40

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 5:18:38 PM