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  • Genital Viral Culture

    Test Name:Genital Viral Culture
    Epic Order Code:LAB5208  
    CPT Code:87254, 87255
    Specimen(s) Type:Genital   
    Acceptable Container(s):
    SAMPLE MUST BE RECEIVED ON ICE
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
     Routine: 72 hours
    Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed
    into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, the specimen must be
    stored and transported at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in laboratory within 72 hours of collection.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:No virus isolated.
    Additional Information:Genital cultures include CMV and HSV. Viral transport media is available in the laboratory.