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Culture, Pleural Fluid

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Container/Specimen Type
Aspirate

Test ID   LAB5092
EPIC Order   Pleural Fluid Culture
CPT Code   87075
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Syringe with NO NEEDLE, or Sterile Specimen cup. See Comments.
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
 
Gram Stain:
Yes
Fungal Direct:
 By Request Only
Turnaround Time   7 days (if negative)

   
Comments Deliver within 2 hours of collection. 

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 17, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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