Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Microbial Count Air

Test Name: Microbial Count Air
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology/Epidemiology
Specimen Type: Specimen is agar strip but may be settle plate, agar plate, or impinger solution.
Collection Information: Consult with Epidemiology at ext. 57412 before collection.

Some specimens require sampling by the lab staff at your site.
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Daily

Turn-around-time varies with the organisms in question.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date:  
Revised Date:  
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Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Culture
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.
The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection in the Microbiology Laboratory.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AIRC
 
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