FLUOROQUINOLONE-RESISTANT ORGANISM, CULTURE

Specimen Required
Collect a rectal swab using an Eswab and send refrigerated.

Methodology
Culture, identification

Stability
Room temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Culture negative for fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms.

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeFROC
CPT-4 Code (s)
87081, plus 87077 for identification, and/or 87186 for susceptibility, at additional charges
LOINC Codes
Preliminary results:   Not available  
Final results:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory