Wound Culture (Aerobic and Anaerobic)
- CPT Code:
- LOINC: 21020-3
- Specimen Type:
- Frequency: Setup: Daily; Prelim 24hrs, Final 4 days
- Instructions: Cultswab (red top) twin + amies (gel blue top).
- Text: Identify potentially pathogenic organisms. Qualitaties and quantitates myelopoiesis. Antimicrobial
susceptibility testing on significant pathogens is performed at an additional charge.
Components: CXWND Aerobic Wound Culture; CXANA Anaerobic Culture.
- Methodology: Conventional culture