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Wound Culture

CPT/HCPCS 87070, 87075, 87205*
Order Code CULTWND
Turnaround Time 72-120 hours
Test Includes

Culture, Aerobic Bacteria and Culture, Anaerobic Bacteria with Gram Stain

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)


Minimum Volume (uL)
1 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 2 days
Refrigerated 2 days
Test Details
Clinical Significance

Deep wound/abscess infections are often caused by a mixture of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.