Culture, Bone Marrow

Culture will detect Candida and Cryptococcus species- Request Fungal Pathogen Culture if dimorphic fungi suspected

Test ID   LAB5073
EPIC Order   Bone Marrow Culture
CPT Code   87040
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine:

Aspirate or Biopsy;  See Availability and Important Comments for details

Gram stain  

Biopsy only

Availability Routine:

Mon-Fri, 08:00-16:00; 
Lab personnel must be present to inoculate media at bedside. Schedule a minimum of 2 hours prior to procedure by calling 984-974-1805.

Turnaround Time   7 days
Reference Range    
Comments                Deliver Immediately

Reviewed by jcarr on December 07, 2021

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