Lab Test : Leukins/Trach Culture Routine Includes Gram Stain

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Alternate:Leukens Culture; Tracheal Culture; Leukens Trap Culture
Includes:Culture and gram stain. Susceptibility included if warranted.
Phone:(937) 641-3902
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Preliminary report at 1 day. No growth or normal flora cultures are finalized at 2 days, positives as identified.
Specimen:Leukens trap or tracheal secretions
Volume:1 culturette
Container:Culturette or sterile container
Temperature:Room temperature
Normal:No growth or normal flora.
Uses:Identify microorganisms that may cause infection.
Limitations:Antibiotic therapy may inhibit growth. Culture is more sensitive than gram stain. Contamination with adjacent areas should be avoided.

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