Test Details

Mnemonic

BISUA

Ordering Code

3435360

CPT-4 Code(s)

87077, plus other CPTs for susceptibility and/or additional ID if performed, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Pure culture

Specimen Preparation

Send pure isolate on an agar slant in a double-walled container at room temperature. Stability of the isolates will be determined by the performing laboratory. Organism must be viable.

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Mixed culture, Anarobic organisms, Frozen

Stability

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

Methodology

Microdilution
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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