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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.