Culture, Bacterial Aerobic
Not available - see Leukotest/Lactoferrin (7066)
Pathology 5 (Microbiology - Routine)
|Stool in sterile container from inpatient locations and Carey-Blair preservative from outpatient locations.|
Minimum Collection Volume:
Specimen Collection Guidelines:
Normal Aerobic Flora
Aerobic Organisms Identified
Enterobacteriaceae other than:
Pseudomonas sp. and other non-fermentative bacilli
Any amount of the following:
Stool cultures are not accepted on patients who have been hospitalized for >3 days.
Physician notified of positive culture
City health department notified of positive culture.