Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
Body Fluid Culture
Alternate Names
Pleural Fluid culture, Pericardial fluid culture, Peritoneal fluid culture, Synovial fluid cutlure
SoftLab Order Code
CXFLD
Epic Order Name
BODY FLUID CULTURE AND GRAM STAIN
Epic Order ID
LAB269
Laboratory
In House
Sample Type
Pericardial, Peritoneal, Pleural and Synovial Fluid. Please specify fluid source
Collection Container
Sterile container
Collecting Volume
5.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
1.0 ml
Storage or Stability
Ambient
Instructions
Transfer specimen to a sterile screw cap tube. For large volumes, two 50 ml sterile centrifuge tubes may be submitted.
 
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