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Tissue culture

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB6298

 

Synonyms: 

Biopsy culture Lymph node culture Tissue culture Bone

Methodology: 

Standard culture procedure

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: No minimum volume indicated. Collect Sterile Container
Transport: Sample should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Notes: 

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

Reference Interval: 

No Growth

Tests in this Panel: 

Aerobic culture, anaerobic culture & gram stain; tissue samples are homogenized for processing

CPT Code(s): 

87070, 87075, 87205, 87176

Last Changed: 

12/10/2016 12:12:24

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 1:24:17 PM