Quantitative Bowel Culture
Label Mnemonic: C QBOW
Epic Lab Code: LAB2392
Downtime Form: A-1a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Requisition
Microbiology
BT 6004
356-2591
Bacteriology/Virology Section
Collection Medium:
Sterile container
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
0700-2200, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
Cultures are completed within 2-5 days.
Comments:
Collect approximately 1 mL of contents from duodenum or jejunum in appropriate sterile container.
CPT Code:
87070
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery