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S49567: Acanthamoeba Culture [52070] Print View
Amoebae Culture CULTURE     

PRIMARY
1 CSF 2 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s) Best if received at 24 hour after collection./// 
ALTERNATE
  Water/Other Environ Srce   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
11-12 days

CPT Code
87081

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Notes
Corneal scrapings, tissue (brain, lung, corneal biopsy) in sterile saline. Samples should be shipped immediately. Slides & liver fluid not acceptable. Refrigerated and frozen samples not accepted.






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