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Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer/Ana with Gram Stain

Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer/Ana with Gram Stain (HCQWANC) Microbiology Lab Test

Name: Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer/Ana with Gram Stain

Test Name: Culture, Tissue, Quant, Aer/Ana with Gram Stain

Health Link Test Code: HCQWANC

LIS Test Code: QWANC

CPT Code(s): 87071, 87073, 87205, 87176; Additional CPT codes may be added for processing, identification, and susceptibility testing.

Test Component:

Aerobic/anaerobic quantitative culture and Gram stain.

Methodology: Culture, Microscopy

Clinical Information:

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.

Specimen: Tissue

Collection Container: Anaerobic transport (A.C.T. I) tube

Also Acceptable: Sterile screw cap container

Collection Volume: 0.4 g

Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.2 g

Stability Ambient:

1 hour

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Tissue

Testing Volume: 0.4 g

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 g

Specimen Transport:

Transport to UWHC Microbiology Laboratory (B4/231) within 1 hour of collection.

Interpretation:

No growth at 10 to the 3rd CFU/g

Interpretation Type: Expected Results