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0077 : Culture, Stool (1st Specimen)

INFORMATION

Alternate Name:
Stool Culture incl. Salmonella,Shigella, Campy, Yersinia, E Coli
Clinical Utility:
includes screening for Salmonella, Shigella, Campy, Yersinia, E Coli(0157)
Methodology:
Bacterial Culture

ORDERING

Test Code:
0077-8
Turnaround Time:
4 days
Preferred Specimen:
Fecal Swab
Alternative Specimen:
Swab-Bacterial Culture,Stool Cont.-Cup,Stool Cont. Orange-Preservative for Culture,Swab-E,Stool Clean Vial,Stool Cont. C/S (Cairy Blair)
Collection Instructions:
Using applicator stick, place 10 gms of stool in container, label with patient's name
Specimen Comment:
ESWAB STABILITY IS 5 DAYS
Storage Instruction:
Refrigerate
Scarlet Eligible:
No

BILLING

CPT Codes:
87045 (1), 87046 (2)