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. Strep Culture   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Strep Culture
CPT Code: 87081

Specimen Type: Throat swab, Rectal swab, Vaginal swab

Tube Type/Collection Container: Dual rayon swab culturette for throat specimen if collected for Group A Strep Ag also, or Eswab can be used for all sites.

Collection Volume: Swab

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Culture

Special Instructions: These cultures are screened for Group A Streptococcus only! Orders must state specific site of specimen. If patient has a positive Group A Antigen test, a Strep culture is not necessary. Antiobiotic sensitivities will be performed only on non-respiratory sites.

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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