Test Details

Mnemonic

CARDP

Ordering Code

3700087

CPT-4 Code(s)

87184

Specimen Information

Collect

1 pure enterobacteriaceae on slant, swab or plate
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Specimen Preparation

Send one pure Enterobacteriaceae on slant, swab or plate at appropriate temperature for the species. Include organism identification.
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Transport Temperature

Varies with species
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Rejection Criteria

Mixed isolate, organisms other than enterobacteriaceae, nonviable organisms
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Stability

Room temperature: Varies with species and transport system
Refrigerated: Varies with species and transport system
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Modified Risk Diffusion
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Reference Range

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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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