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Superficial wound culture

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3517

 

Methodology: 

Standard culture procedure. Includes Gram stain and aerobic culture.

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

2 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect Sterile Container or Culturette Swab or Eswab
Sterile Container also acceptable.
Source of specimen is required

 

Notes: 

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

Reference Interval: 

No Growth

Tests in this Panel: 

Culture and gram stain

CPT Code(s): 

87070, 87205

Last Changed: 

12/10/2016 12:09:08

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 1:19:50 PM