AEROBIC ORGANISM IDENTIFICATION WITH REFLEX TO SUSCEPTIBILITY

Specimen Required
Transport actively growing organism in pure culture in a sealed transport container in an individually sealed bag at room temperature. Specimen source required. Indicate suspected pathogens.

Rejection Criteria
Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms.

Methodology
Identification methods may include biochemical, mass spectrometry or sequencing.

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Complete identification, with susceptibility of clinically significant isolates.

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround TimeVaries
Test CodeAOIRS
CPT-4 Code (s)
CPT and price variable, based upon methodology
LOINC Codes
Aerobic Organism Identification with Ref Sus:   634-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory