Environment Culture

Laboratory:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: ENVIR MMIC2

Specimen Type: Equipment Swab, Formula, Water, Autoclave strips

Tube Type: Specimen container

Collection Volume: 5.0mL fluid (minimum 1.0mL or swab)

Cause for rejection: Specimen collected in nonsterile container

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Culture

Special Instructions: Use Eswab to culture equipment. For fluid samples such as formula or dialysis water, please send at least 5.0mL for testing. Deliver to laboratory as soon as possible.

OC Power Word: LVCULTENVR

Lab/Phone: 330-744-9623

TAT: 48 hours

CPT Code: 87084

Synonyms: Autoclave Culture; Respiratory Care Culture

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