ANTIMICROBIAL SENSITIVITY-MIC, INDIVIDUAL

Specimen Required
Send an actively growing isolate in pure culture. Transport sealed container at room temperature in individually sealed specimen bag. Please specify isolated organism, source, and drug (or drugs) requested.

Rejection Criteria
Mixed cultures or non-viable specimens

Methodology
Gradient Diffusion/Broth Microdilution

Stability
Room temperature: 1 week; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Susceptible, intermediate, or resistant

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeMICAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
87181 or 87186, plus others as appropriate, at additional cost
LOINC Codes
21070-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory