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