EAR CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN
Name: EAR CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN
Container: SWAB OR ASPIRATED MATERIAL INTO STERILE CONTAINER
Handling: Specimen: Culturette swab with wet sponge, aspirated material in transport medium or anaerobe collector Unacceptable conditions: Dry swabs Stability: Ambient: 24 hours Set up daily. Gram stain included. TAT: Routine culture, 2 days.
Component: GRAM STAIN EAR CULTURE
Methodology: Standard culture procedures
Required Information: Sensitivity ordered?
Reported: Preliminary 1 day; final at 2 days; sensitivity 2-3 days (if indicated)
Note: Additional charges may vary based on id/sensi of significant isolates.