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  • Culture, Ascitic/Peritoneal

Culture, Ascitic/Peritoneal

Test ID   LAB5056
EPIC Order   Ascitic/Peritoneal Fluid Culture
CPT Code   87070
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Syringe with NO NEEDLE, Sterile Specimen Cup or other suitable sterile container.
Gram stain   Large volume, clear specimens by request only
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
  STAT: YES (Gram Stain)
Turnaround Time   5 days
Reference Range    
Comments Deliver within 2 hrs of collection.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 18, 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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514