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Name of Test
Aerobic Anaerobic Culture
SoftLab Order Code
CXAAN
Epic Order Name
AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC CULTURE AND GRAM STAIN
Epic Order ID
LAB897
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information

E-swabs are acceptable (skin, wounds, eye, etc) Hardware such as IUDs, pacemakers, wires, orthopedic screws, etc are acceptable

Only the following respiratory specimens are acceptable for anaerobic culture: sinus aspirates, tympanocentesis fluid, transtracheal aspirate, lung aspirate, or biopsy specimens. Please contact microbiology for additional questions

”eswab”
Sample Type
See additional test informaiton.
Collection Container
Sterile container or Eswab
Collecting Volume
Any amount in a sterile container or one swab
Storage or Stability
E-swab: Ambient - stable 48 hours. It is recommended to transport to the laboratory as soon as possible

Sterile container: Ambient – stable one hour

Instructions
Microbiology Specimen Collection and Transport
 
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