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Name of Test
C. Diptheria Culture
SoftLab Order Code
CXRES
Epic Order Name
Respiratory culture and Gram stain
Epic Order ID
LAB3012
Tests Included
Respiratory culture and gram stain
Laboratory
Inhouse
Additional Test Information
If C. diptheria is suspected, collect two throat swabs (NP swabs acceptable but not recommended). Please add order comment "Look for C. diptheria"
Sample Type
Throat swabs (NP swabs are acceptable but not recommended)
Collection Container
E-Swab
Collecting Volume
Two swabs
Minimum Collecting Volume
Two swabs
Storage or Stability
Ambient
 
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