ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY, AEROBIC BACTERIA

Specimen Required
Send a pure culture of previously identified bacteria in a double-walled container at room temperature. Include identification of the organism and specify antimicrobial (s) to be tested.

Methodology
Broth Microdilution or Agar Gradient (Drug Dependent)

Stability
Room temperature: Determined by viability; Refrigerated: Determined by viability; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeSAAB1
CPT-4 Code (s)
87186
LOINC Codes
Specimen source:   31208-2  
Organism:   42803-7  
Antimicrobial 1:   23658-8  
MIC:   21070-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory