Diagnostic Test Directory

Microbiology Laboratory

Duodenal Aspirate

  • LIS Mnemonic: CWD

    Collect

    Duodenal aspirate in a sterile leak-proof screw cap container or Enteric Transport Media (ETM)

    Volume Required

    1 - 5mLs

    Minimum Required

    1mL

    Transport

    Send to laboratory immediately at room temperature

    Stability

    Up to 2 hours after collection

    Unacceptable conditions

    Duodenal Wash

Days Performed

Daily

Reported

Updates daily until final

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

87070

Methodology

Culture