Test Details

Mnemonic

FROC

Ordering Code

3623200

CPT-4 Code(s)

87081, plus 87077 for identification, and/or 87186 for susceptibility, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Eswab rectal swab

Specimen Preparation

Send rectal swab refrigerated.

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

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

Methodology

Culture, identification
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Reference Range

Culture negative for fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms.
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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