Platelet Confirmatory Culture

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

3-7 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Platelet Confirmatory Culture
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Confirmation of positive leuko-reduced platelet cultures including identification of isolates. Antimicrobial susceptibilities performed upon request.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

Platelet Culture Confirm

6006

Method Description
  • BacTAlert Continuous Monitoring System
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87070
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Samples are Gram stained and sub-cultured.
Draw Status

Living

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • 4-10mL platelets into BPA/BPN bottles
Transport
  • Ambient
Notes
Do not refrigerate.