CPT Code

87481 87640 87651 87653 87798 87838

Specimen Type


Container Type

ESWAB (Wound)Sterile Specimen Container (Nail)Gray Top Urine C&S Preservative Tube (UTI)Urine Preservative Tiger Top (UTI)


Room Temperature 24 hours; 2-8°C, 48 hours

Clinical Notes

The purpose of this assay is to detect and identify wound pathogens collected in wound specimens. Antibiotic ressistance will be tested in the event of a positive.