CPT Code

87481 87640 87651 87653 87798 87838

Specimen Type


Container Type

See specimen container for Wound/Nail/Urine


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.

Performing Lab

Principle Laboratory - Houston
16840 Buccaneer Ln
Suite 281
Houston, TX 77058