Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Sterility Culture

Test Name: Sterility Culture
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology/Epidemiology
Specimen Type: For products and specimens not requiring a U.S.P. sterility test.
Collection Information: Specimens are submitted in sterile containers.
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Daily
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date:  
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
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
STERM
 
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