CULTURE TRACHEAL BACTERIAL (TRB)
: TRB, Tracheal culture
: Bacterial culture, Gram stain
: 87070: aerobic culture, 87205: gram stain
: Culture and gram stain
: Sterile sput / trap container
: 5 mL
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Non sterile or leaking container. Excessive delay in transport.
: Gram stain: 3 hours after arrival in Microbiology Lab Culture: 2-5 days
: Gram stain included with culture and has a separate charge. There will be separate charges for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate.
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