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Test Code LABS0373 Lab Only, Sterility Check

Useful For

Confirming the sterility of a solution or equipment

Methodology

Conventional Biochemical Identification Methods/Colony Count

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen source is required.

 

Specimen Type: Fluid

Sources: Pharmacy solution, kidney dialysis solution, laboratory water

Container/Tube: Screw-capped, sterile container

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions: Label container with date and actual time of collection and type of specimen.

 

Specimen Type: Swab

Sources: Varies

Container/Tube: Swab

Specimen Volume: Adequate amount

Collection Instructions:

1. Obtain specimen.

2. Return swab to transport tube.

3. Label tube with date and actual time of collection and type of specimen.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Reference Values

No growth

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87999