Amniotic Fluid Culture


Sunquest Code:GENSP  
Epic Code:LAB3498Epic Name:Genital Special Culture Aerob Bacterial
Methodology:Culture
Test Includes:Routine culture of predominant aerobic flora.
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day/7 days per week. Results are reported within 3 days.
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Amniotic Fluid
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Syringe, sterile, no needle)


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 growth.


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