Helicobacter Clotest
Label Mnemonic: COLO
Epic Lab Code: LAB2224
Downtime Form: A-1a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Requisition
Microbiology/Molecular Infectious Disease
BT 6004
356-2591
Specimen(s):
Tissue Biopsy from Gastric Antrum
Collection Medium:
Kimberly Clark Clotest
Minimum:
2-3 mm Tissue biopsy from gastric antrum. If biopsy specimen is small, a second may be taken and inserted into the gel with the first sample. Do not contaminate the gel with blood. Transport to the Microbiology laboratory.
Testing Schedule:
7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
24 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Methodology:
Culture, presumptive, screening only
CPT Code:
87081