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
Obtain Diphtheria culture kit from UWHC Hospital Laboratory, (608) 263-7060.
Refrigerate specimen until transported to Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene.
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.