Test Details

Mnemonic

SAAB1

Ordering Code

3400080

CPT-4 Code(s)

87186

Specimen Information

Collect

Pure culture

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Isolate swab

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Stability

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

Methodology

Broth Microdilution or Agar Gradient (Drug Dependent)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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