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  • Culture, Joint Fluid

Culture, Joint Fluid

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB5057
EPIC Order
  Joint Fluid Culture
CPT Code   87070
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine:
Luer-lock Capped Syringe - NO NEEDLE - or other Suitable Sterile Container;  SPECIFY SITE. 
See Important Comments.
Gram stain   Yes
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
  STAT: YES (Gram Stain)
Turnaround Time   7 days
Reference Range    
Comments Deliver within 2 hrs 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