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Gram Stain, Smear

Mnemonic:    [Gram Stain]
Name:    Gram Stain, Smear
Specimen:     Any site or fluid. Submit specimen and/or labeled slide at 20-25C. . Source of specimen is required.

Included in aerobic and anaerobic cultures.
Reference Range:    No Bacteria Seen
  Method:    Gram Stain/Microscopy
Note:    Included with most routine bacterial cultures.Reported same day or next day.