Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Orthopedic anaerobic culture Order Code : ORANER
Synonyms: Anaerobic culture for Orthopedic specimens
Specimen Type: Any fluid or tissue specimens from Orthopedic
Container Type: Anaerobic transport tube
Required Volume: 1 gram, 1 mL or 5 cubic mm tissue
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 gram, 1 mL or 5 cubic mm tissue
Methodology: Standard reference procedure
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 14-21 days
Special Handling: Specimens should be sent to Lab as soon as possible. Specimens should not be refrigerated if they can't be processed immediately. Keep at room temperature.
CPT Codes: 87075
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen. Improperly completed requisition. Specimen in wrong or leaking container.
Department: Microbiology