CULTURE, ABSCESS W/ANAEROBIC (ABSAC)

Message
Includes gram stain

Test Code
LAB2108

Alias/See Also
ABSAC

CPT Codes
87070, 87075, 87205

Preferred Specimen
Abscess

Instructions
Notify lab if an unusual organism is suspected.

Transport Container
Sterile container or Blue-capped sterile swab

Transport Temperature
Room temperature



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