Test Directory

857 Culture, Ear

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Fluid/Tissue
24 Hours
See Report

Specimen Requirements

YourSwab (BD ESwab)

Method

Culture

Schedule

Sun-Sat

Turn-Around Time

48-72

Instructions/Notes

Ear discharge. For YourSwab (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.

Clinical Utility

To determine which specific bacteria are present.

CPT Codes

82157

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