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Test Code SCWND Wound Culture, LAB503

Methodology

Culture with Identification by Conventional Method

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

1. Submit specimen using aerobic CultureSwab.
2. Using a swab collect material from infected site and place swab in transport media.
3. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.

4. Order includes gram stain.

Note: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.

Reference Values

No growth

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87070-Culture

87205-Gram stain