Environment Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: ENVIR MIC2

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

Tube Type: Specimen container

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL fluid (minimum 1.0 mL 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 5.0 mL for testing. Deliver to laboratory as soon as possible.

OC Power Word: LCULTENVIR

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: 48 hours

Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 87084

Synonyms: Autoclave Culture; Respiratory Care Culture

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