Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 12, 2024 @ 9:13 am

4012

Culture, Strep

Specimen:Collect:
  • Throat Swab in eSwab

Also Acceptable:
  • Throat Swab in Culturette-Aerobic
Submit:
  • Throat Swab in eSwab. Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • Throat Swab in Culturette-Aerobic. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • State Source.
    Source: Throat.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimen not submitted at room temperature
  • Sources other than stated.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Culture
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87081
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4012 - STREP CULTURE
  • 4901 - REVIEW INDICATED
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