Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Valve Culture With Gram Stain Order Code : VALV
Synonyms: Valve Culture/Gs ; Heart Valve Culture and Gram Stain
Specimen Type: Tissue
Container Type: Sterile container or anaerobic transport vial
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 12-14 days
Special Handling: Refrigerated; Ship immediately to Stanford Microbiology Lab.
CPT Codes: 87070, 87176
Department: Microbiology