Aerobic and Anaerobic Culture : 1000042

Test Code
AERANA or 1000042

CPT Codes
87070, 87075, 87205

Includes
Includes Gram Stain.

Instructions
Collection is based upon the source.
Collect specimen according to your institution's protocol or call client services.

Transport Container
Depending on the source, acceptable containers include: sterile screw capped container, aerobic/anaerobic swab transport system, or anaerobic transport system. Call laboratory to confirm containers.

Transport Temperature
Ambient.

Specimen Stability
Transport as quickly as possible.

Methodology
Culture

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
4-5 days

Reference Range
No growth

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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