Actinomyces Culture


Sunquest Code:ACTIN  
Epic Code:LAB3261Epic Name:Actinomyces Rule Out
Methodology:Anaerobic culture
Test Includes:Culture for Actinomyces species only. No other isolates reported.
Turnaround Time:Performed daily. Results are reported within 14 days.
Special Instructions:Specifically request Actinomyces.
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Various sources
Container:Anaerobic tube
Collection Instructions:Identify source. Specimen should be transported in anaerobic transport media.


Processing and Shipping

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


Interpretive

Reference Range:No Actinomyces species isolated.


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