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Culture, Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Test ID

  LAB268
EPIC Order
  CSF Culture
CPT Code   87070
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Suitable Sterile Container;  See Comments
Gram stain   Yes
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
  STAT: Yes (smear only)
Turnaround Time   7 days
     
Comments                           Deliver Immediately

Reviewed by jcarr on December 08, 2021

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