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Test Compendium

4042: CULTURE, SPUTUM

Test Code

  • 4042

Test Synonym

  • SPUTUM CULTURE

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Sputum

Container

  • Sterile Container

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

Special Instructions

  • Sputum in sterile container.

Additional Information

  • Sputum collected in a sterile container, Must also order 5018 Gram Stain.

Specimen Stability

  • 24 hours, refrigerated