Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

4072

Culture, Environmental

Specimen:Collect:
  • Culturette-Aerobic
Submit:
  • Culturette-Aerobic. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Possible sources: Nonabsorbent surfaces, corners, crevices, devices, or instruments
    For flat surfaces, use Rodac plates, available from Client Services
    Rodac plates stable ambient for 12 hours
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimen not submitted at room temperature
Stability:Ambient: 12 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Culture
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87070
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4072 - ENVIRONMENTAL CULTURE
  • 4918 - REVIEW INDICATED
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