Sputum Culture

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

2-5 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Sputum Culture
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Sputum from donors to be tested for potential pathogens.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

SPUTUM CULTURE 1

6087

SPUTUM CULTURE 2

6088

Method Description
  • Plated Media Method
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87070
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

N/A

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Sterile Closed Container
Sample Stability
Culture should be set up within 48 hours of collection for best results.
Transport
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C
Notes
Specimens collected during recovery of solid organs.