Colony Count (RD52, RD62) w/ID Reflex

Specimen Water
Container Type Yellow Stopper Top Tube

Stability 1 day
Turnaround Time 2 days for Colony Count; up to 7 additional days for ID, dependent upon growth
Methodology Heterotrophic Plate Count by Spread Plate using TSA agar incubated for 48 hours at  35-37 °C
Reference Range <2 – 49 CFU/mL
Action Level >= 50 CFU/mL
Maximum Allowable Level 200 CFU/mL
Transport Temp Refrigerate 2°-8°C
Instructions Refer to “Environmental Testing” section of this manual.
CPT Code N/A