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Helicobacter Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
CLO MIC2
Specimen Type:
Gastric mucosal biopsy; Stomach tissue
Tube Type:
CLO Specimen container test slide
Collection Volume:
Small tissue sample obtained by physician
Cause for Rejection:
Excessive delay in transporting to laboratory
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily
Methodology:
Culture
Special Instructions:
Gastric tissue is inserted into test slide by physician at bedside or in surgery. The laboratory will supply test slides to physician upon request. Transport CLO test slide to laboratory immediately. Unused test slides should be stored in refrigerator and allowed to warm to room temperature before use. DO NOT FREEZE TEST SLIDES!
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8412
TAT:
24 hours
Additional Info:
-
CPT Code:
87081
Synonyms:
H. pylori Culture; Gastric Culture for H. pylori CLO Test