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  • Genitourinary Culture with Stain

    Test Name:Genitourinary Culture with Stain
    Epic Order Code:LAB465
    CPT Code:87070  
    Specimen(s) Type:Genital sources
    Acceptable Container(s):swab or sterile container
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 3 days; preliminary reports after 24 hours.
    Collection Information:Refer to Microbiology Collection Information by Source.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately at room temperature. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store and transport at room temperature. Do NOT refrigerate. Specimen must be received in lab within 24 hours.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, improper/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Normal genital flora
    Additional Information:Genitourinary cultures are automatically cultured for GC. Susceptibilities are performed only on significant isolates.