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8240GC Culture
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Genital
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Specimen Requirements
Amies or Stuart’s culture swab; Specimen in sterile container
Specimen Type:Genital
Method
Bacterial culture, aerobic, which includes routine isolation and identification procedures. Antibiotic susceptibility testing is performed when appropriate.
Schedule
Monday-Saturday
Instructions/Notes
Indicate source/site
Clinical Utility
By plating specimens from patients with clinical symptoms onto selective media, it is possible to identify the etiologic causes of infections.
CPT Codes
87081