875 Gram Stain

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
YourSwab (BD ESwab) or Culture Swab. 48 Hours Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Fluid
Container: YourSwab (BD ESwab)
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Gram Stain

Schedule

Sun-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Urethral discharge, other wound or fluid sources collected with YourSwab (BD ESwab) or Culture Swab.

Clinical Utility

To identify the presence and general type of microorganisms in a sample taken from the site of suspected infection or a sample of microorganism grown in culture so that further identification tests can be performed and appropriate treatment can be given.

CPT Codes

87205

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