Virus Culture

Virus Culture

Test Name:  

Virus Culture

Alternate Name (s):  

 

Laboratory Module:  

Microbiology

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Ordering Mnemonic:  

VIRUS

Once virus is selected as the source of the swab a further description can be entered using the source dictionary. For instance:

CSF- Cerebral Spinal Fluid

LAB- Labia

PEN- Penis

STO- Stool

Use the free text comment section  to define the exact location of where the specimen was obtained from for a more accurate processing of the specimen.

When ordering pop-up menus may occur. A pop-up menu will occur inquiring what the suspected virus is, be sure to key in "influenza" or if unknown key in "unknown". A further pop-up will occur inquiring about the patients antibiotics. Completion of these questions will assist the microbiology department and give an accurate reflection of the patient

 
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