Name: Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer with Gram Stain
Test Name: Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer with Gram Stain
Health Link Test Code: HCQWOC
LIS Test Code: QWOC
CPT Code(s): 87071, 87176, 87205 Additional CPT codes may be added for processing, identification, and susceptibility testing.
Quantitative culture and Gram stain
Methodology: Culture, Microscopy
Intended use is for burn patients and patients with necrotizing fasciitis
Days Performed: Daily.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: Preliminary report: 1 day. Final report: Negative culture 5 days; Positive culture 2 days minimum.
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Collection Volume: 0.4 g
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.2 g
Sample Analyzed: Tissue
Testing Volume: 0.4 g
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 g
Transport to UWHC Microbiology Laboratory (B4/231) within 1 hour of collection.
No growth at 10 to the 3rd CFU/g
Interpretation Type: Expected Results
If necrotizing fasciitis or Fournier's Gangrene, order Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer/Ana with Gram Stain.