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Environment Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Equipment swab, Formula, Water, Autoclave strips, pharmacy touch plates
Tube Type:
Specimen container
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL fluid (minimum 1.0 mL or swab)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen collected in nonsterile container
Refrigerated, pharmacy plates at room temperature
Special Instructions:
Use Eswab to culture equipment. For fluid samples such as formula or dialysis water, please send at least 1.0 mL for testing. Deliver to laboratory as soon as possible.
48 hours
CPT Code:
Autoclave Culture; Respiratory Care Culture
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