Gastric Aspirate Culture


Sunquest Code:GAC  
Epic Code:LAB3487Epic Name:Gastric Aspirate Culture
Methodology:Culture
CPT Code:87070, 87077
Test Includes:Culture for aerobic flora. Culture for AFB is not included and must be ordered separately.
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day; results are reported within 2 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Gastric aspirate
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Syringe, sterile, no needle)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Lab-Microbiology  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No growth.


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