BACTERIAL IDENTIFICATION, AEROBIC

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send pure isolate on an agar slant in a double-walled container at room temperature.

Rejection Criteria
Mixed culture, anaerobic organism

Methodology
Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time7-18 days
Test CodeBACID
CPT-4 Code (s)
87077
LOINC Codes
Specimen source:   31208-2  
Bacterial ID:   612-2  
Status:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory