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Test ID MICR0039 BACTERIAL CULTURE, QUANTITATIVE

AKA

Quantitative Culture of Small Bowel Contents,

Quantitative Respiratory Culture,

Quantitative Tissue Culture,

Small Bowel Quantitative Culture

Transport Temperature

Transport specimen at room temperature. DO NOT SEND ON ICE OR FROZEN. In cold weather, send specimen in an insulated container.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily

Methodology

Culture

CPT

Gram stains (CPT 87205) are performed on all incision, spinal fluid, sputum, and wound cultures. Additional tests (identification and susceptibility) may be performed according to standard operating procedures. CPT codes: 87071, 87147, 87186, 87181

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo