Test Details

Mnemonic

AFBAS

Ordering Code

3514220

CPT-4 Code(s)

CPT and price variable, based upon methodology Charges will vary based on organism identified. An additional handling fee will be billed for all organisms submitted that are not in pure culture as indicated in the specimen requirements. If species identification is not provided, identification will be performed at ARUP. Additional charges apply. An additional charge will be added for drug requests that are not tested at ARUP and require sendout.

Specimen Information

Collect

Growing isolate
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Specimen Preparation

Actively growing isolate in pure culture.
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. Organisms submitted on an agar plate.
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Stability

Room temperature: 2 weeks
Refrigerated: 2 weeks
Frozen: 2 weeks
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Methodology

Macrobroth Dilution/Microbroth Dilution
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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