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Culture, Fluid/Wound (includes Gram Stain)

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Name:    Culture, Fluid/Wound (includes Gram Stain)
Specimen:     Test is inactive. Order as deep wound, body fluid or cath tip culture now.
Reference Range:    No Growth
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture
Note:    An aerobic and anaerobic culture are done as well as a Gram stain are included. Deliver immediately or hold at room temp up to 4 hours.

Reported at 2-4 days.

Microbiology Specimen Collection