942 Aerobic/Anaerobic Culture

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Fluid 48 Hours No Growth

Specimen Requirements

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

Method

Culture

Schedule

Sun-Sat

Turn-Around Time

3-5 Days

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

The significance of organisms in pure or mixed cultures with respect to the organism's pathogenic potential, colonization and number recovered are vital for treatment and infection control.

CPT Codes

87071, 87075

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