Test Overview
Test Methodology

Culture

Test Usage

Isolate and identify anaerobic organisms.

Reference Range *

No growth.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hrs
Analytic Time

Preliminary results are reported in 12-24 hours. The health care provider will be notified of positive deep tissue or bone cultures. Negative cultures are reported after 10 days.

Soft Order Code
ANNC
Synonyms
  • Vitreous Humor, Anaerobe Culture
  • Aqueous Humor, Anaerobe Culture
  • Culture, Eye Fluid, Anaerobe
  • Eye Fluid Culture, Anaerobic
  • ANNC
  • ANAEROBIC CULTURE
Laboratory
Microbiology
Section
Microbiology
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect vitreous or aqueous humor, or surgical specimen. Inoculate directly into ESwab Transport and deliver to Microbiology Laboratory within 24 hours of collection.

Billing
CPT Code
87075
Fee Code
32204
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