Name: Culture, Nasal
Test Name: Culture, Nasal
Health Link Test Code: NPC
LIS Test Code: NOSC
CPT Code(s): 87070; Additional CPT codes may be added for processing, identification, and susceptibility testing.
Culture for Staphylococcus aureus only
Days Performed: Daily.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 days.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.
Specimen: Nasal swab
Collection Container: CultureSwab®
Transport specimen to the laboratory.
Negative for Staphylococcus aureus
Interpretation Type: Expected Results