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  Gram Stain (POC-Provider Performed) Specimen Type:
   

Other


POINT OF CARE TESTING

Specimen requirements: Slide Microscopic
Critical values:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Provider performed
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: Include specimens of body fluids, body tissues, external body sites, respiratory specimens (except throat), tips & lines, wounds, drainage samples, and urethral specimens (from male only).
Absolute minimum amount: 1 swab or smear
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: N/A
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: N/A
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: POCT/Gram Stain
Special Instructions: Use gram stain reagents approved by Lab POC. Refer to the procedure GRAM STAIN TECHNIQUE for 'POINT OF CARE TESTING" located at the patient care area site. If unable to perform the test, send to the Clinical Laboratories - Microbiology.
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A