Bronchial Culture


Sunquest Code:BROC  
Epic Code:LAB4564Epic Name:Bronchial Culture
Order Instructions:When ordering both a culture and a gram stain in Epic, use Epic Code 03046000092 for an inpatient or 04046000092 for an Ambulatory patient.
Synonyms:Bronchoscopy Culture
Methodology:Culture
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:Culture for Legionella, fungi or AFB are not included and must be specifically requested.
Turnaround Time:Performed daily; results are reported within 3 days.
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IDDL (Microbiology/Virology) Collection Container Guidelines



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Aspirate, brushing, lavage or wash
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature if specimen can arrive within 2 hours. If longer than 2 hours, ship refrigerated. Specimen must arrive within 24 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Lab-Microbiology  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No growth to normal flora.
Use:Isolate and identify potentially pathogenic organisms.


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