Sterility Check-Bacterial
Label Mnemonic: STERCX
Epic Lab Code: LAB2416
Downtime Form: A-1a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Requisition
Microbiology
BT 6004
356-2591
Bacteriology/Virology Section
Collection Medium:
Sterile container
Testing Schedule:
0700-2200, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
3-5 days
Comments:
Used to insure sterility of pharmacologic preparations, Blood Bank preparations, or sterilized objects.
Methodology:
Standard culture media
CPT Code:
87081