|Mnemonic: || |
|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.