Tissue culture, stain

Alphabetical Test listing

Tissue culture, stain-6571

  
Tissue culture, stain
  
6571
  
LAB6571
  
TIS
  
  • Gram stain
  • Culture
  • Identification, susceptibilities and serogrouping will be performed on all microbiology isolates considered by the laboratory to be significant
  
Tissue
  
  • Submit entire specimen
  • For Tissue culture and/or Anaerobic culture, the tissue may be placed in the transport liquid of an ESwab with Amies and re-capped.
    • The swab is not needed.
  • If using a sterile container, add a small amount of sterile, non-bacteriostatic saline to prevent desiccation 
  
  

Sterile container:
Ambient - 24 hours

ESwab:
Refrigerated - 48 hours
Ambient - 48 hours

  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
Preliminary - 1 day
Final - 5 days
  

Culture and gram stain

  
87070
87205
87176

Additional CPT codes (if appropriate):
87186 - Sensitivities
87077 - ID

This list may not be all inclusive if there is the need to send the ID or sensitivities out to a referral laboratory
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
09/25/2019
  
02/25/2020