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Published on April 06, 2015

Culture, Pericardial Fluid



Type Aspirate

Test ID   LAB5058
EPIC Order   Pericardial Fluid Culture
CPT Code   87075
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Syringe with NO NEEDLE, or Sterile Specimen cup. See Comments.
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Gram Stain:   No
Fungal Direct:   No
Turnaround Time   7 days (if negative)
Comments Deliver within 2 hours of collection. 

Reviewed by jcayless on December 02, 2019

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