Test Details

Mnemonic

CFBLD

Ordering Code

3400724

CPT-4 Code(s)

87103, plus others if reflexed, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Whole Blood in BACTEC™ Myco F/Lytic aerobic blood bottle

Specimen Preparation

5.0 mL whole blood collected in a BACTEC™ Myco F/Lytic aerobic blood bottle.

Alternate Specimen

FDA cleared (non-Bactec) blood culture bottle SPS (yellow top), Bone marrow in BACTEC™ Myco
F/Lytic aerobic blood bottle

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Specimens in lavender EDTA tube, specimens in heparin green top tube, specimens in citrate,
ACD, FDA cleared non-Fungus Blood Culture Bottle, Received frozen

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Continuous Monitoring Blood Culture System
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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