Culture, Drainage

Specimen Type

Biliary, Chest Tube, Irrigation/Wash, JP Drain, Other.

Test ID LAB897
EPIC Order Aerobic Culture
CPT Code 87070
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: Sterile Specimen cup or other suitable sterile container; See Comments
Gram stain Yes
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turnaround Time 4 days
Comments Deliver within 2 hrs of collection.
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Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 09, 2021

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