Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Sterility Culture U.S.P.

Test Name: Sterility Culture U.S.P.
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology/Epidemiology
Specimen Type: See Collection Information
Collection Information: Products must be submitted in their final containers and at the end of the sterile process (aseptic fill or terminally sterilized).
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Daily but testing of an initial product must be arranged with Epidemiology at ext. 57412.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
21 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 stored at room temperature.
The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection in the Microbiology Lab.
System Codes: 
Cerner
STUSP
 
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