Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Trach Asp. Culture   
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SPECIMEN INFO
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Test Information for Trach Asp. Culture
CPT Code: 87070

Specimen Type: Endotracheal tube aspirate

Tube Type/Collection Container: Specimen container

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen sent in nonsterile container. Swab is not appropriate for culture, QNS

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Culture

Special Instructions: Tracheal aspirate culture includes a gram stain. Do not order a separate gram stain. Do not order Respiratory Culture for tracheal aspirate specimen type.

TAT: 48 hours


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

Additional Info: Preliminary report available after 24 hours

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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