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Name of Test
Abscess Culture
SoftLab Order Code
CXABS
Epic Order Name
ABSCESS CULTURE AND GRAM STAIN
Epic Order ID
LAB3002
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information
”eswab”
Sample Type
Swab from an abscess site or drainage/aspirate from an abscess
Collection Container
Sterile container or Eswab
Collecting Volume
1.0 ml or one swab
Minimum Collecting Volume
0.5 ml 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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