Mar 29, 2015




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Diphtheria Culture

Diphtheria Culture (RMISC) WSLH Lab Test

Name: Diphtheria Culture

Test Name: Diphtheria Culture

Health Link Test Code: RMISC

LIS Test Code: MISC

CPT Code(s): 87081

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.slh.wisc.edu/wslhApps/RefMan/wslhSearch.php?searchTerm=diphth&TEST_REFERENCE_ID=137&submitIt=testDetail

Collection Instructions:

Obtain Diphtheria culture kit from UWHC Hospital Laboratory, (608) 263-7060.

Specimen Processing:

Refrigerate specimen until transported to Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.