Test Details

Mnemonic

BACID

Ordering Code

3429060

CPT-4 Code(s)

87077

Specimen Information

Collect

Pure isolate on agar slant

Specimen Preparation

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

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Mixed culture, anaerobic organism

Stability

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

Methodology

Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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