Catheter Tip, Anaerobic


Sunquest Code:ANCT  
Epic Code:LAB3283Epic Name:Anaerobic Catheter Tip
Methodology:Anaerobic culture
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Results are reported within 7 days.
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Catheter tip, vascular
Container:Anaerobic tube
Collection Instructions:Identification of source is required. Transport in anaerobic transport container.
Causes for Rejection:Not received 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, Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No growth


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