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Culture, Wound (superficial) (includes Gram Stain)

Mnemonic:    [C WD AER]
Name:    Culture, Wound (superficial) (includes Gram Stain)
Specimen:     Culturette with transport medium (specify exact site).
Note:    Used for superficial wounds, rashes, nasal swabs and skin cultures. Primarily an aerobic culture with supplemental enhancement media and a Gram stain.

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