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Epic Test Name CULTURE GC
Components
Synonyms Culture, GC
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Bacteria swab
Specimen Type Eye, genital, rectal or throat.
Preferred Collection Volume 1 swab
Minimum Collection Volume 1 swab
Collection Instructions Transport to Microbiology ASAP.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Frozen or dry swab
Methodology Identification. Methods may include biochemical and/or mass spectrometry.
Reference Range
CPT Code(s) 87081
Department Microbiology
Contact Information Ph: 214-633-4940
Turn Around TimePreliminary reports issued at 24, 48 hrs. Final at 72 hrs.
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Microbiology
Link
Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/14/2016


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