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  Streptococcus Culture (Throat) Specimen Type:
   

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MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: Transport Media Tube
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 2 Swabs
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Microbiology/Virology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 48 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: Ideal sample: 2 swabs needed especially if rapid strep requested (rapid strep requires dry swab without wooden applicator stick).
SOFT LAB abbreviation: CXGRA
Secondary code: 4226
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A