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  • Culture: Actinomyces Screen

Path Screen, Actinomyces

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Specimen Type

TEST ID   LAB5069
EPIC Order   Actinomyces Screen
CPT Code(s)   87081
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Biopsy; Fluid Aspirate; Regular eSwab (Lawson #309762);  See Important Comments.
Gram Stain:   Yes
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Reference Range    
     
Comments Deliver within 2 Hours of collection; Biopsies and Fluid Aspirates are preferred specimens.  Include "sulfur granule" material, if present.  Cultures held for 14 days.

Reviewed by christopher parker on September 29, 2017

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

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