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BIOPSY CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN

Test Name  BIOPSY CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN 
Mnemonic  BXC 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   8,707,087,025 
Department  Microbiology 
Container  Sterile specimen container 
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Handling  Specimen: Submit specimen in sterile container with small amount of sterile saline. Stability: Ambient: 24 hours Set up daily. Gram stain included. TAT: Routine culture, 2 days. Anaerobe culture, 5 days (if ordered) 
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Component  GRAM STAIN BIOPSY CULTURE 
Methodology  Standard culture procedures 
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Required Information  Sensitivity ordered? 
Performed   
Reported   Preliminary 1 day; final negative at 2 days; sensitivity 2-3 days (if indicated) 
Note  Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates 
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