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QTCUL
CULTURE BURN QN + GRAM STAIN

Test Code QTCUL 
Test CULTURE BURN QN + GRAM STAIN 
Methodology Conventional Culture 
Description For quantifying amounts of bacteria in tissue 
Specimen Tissue in a screw-capped sterile vial

Maintain sterility and forward promptly at ambient temperature. 

Reference Values Not applicable 
Analytic Time 4 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 87070  Culture, bacteria
87077  Bacterial identification, if indicated
87181  Antibiotic susceptibility (gradient strip), per antibiotic tested, if indicated
87184  Antibiotic susceptibility (disc method), if indicated
87186  Antibiotic susceptibility (MIC), if indicated
87205  Gram stain