Gram stain

Alphabetical Test listing

Gram stain-6584

  
Gram stain
  
6584
  
87205.0
  
GRM
  

Order only on cultures that do no include a gram stain

  
Varies
  

ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)

ESwab mini-tip collection kit (green or blue)

  

Sterile container

   

 

  

Submit entire specimen

  

ESwab standard tip collection kit (white)

ESwab mini-tip collection kit (green or blue)

Sterile container

  

According to specimen type protocol

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Inappropriate specimen type
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
Routine: 1 day
STAT: 1 hour
  

Stain and microscopic examination

  

All routine cultures except stool, nose, throat, semen, GC, strep, MRSA, VRE and urine have gram stains included; a urine gram stain will be performed upon request.

  
87205
  
11/30/2001
  
03/15/2021
  
03/06/2020