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Lab Test Dictionary

Anaerobic Bacteria Identification and Susceptibility Panel (92185)

Methodology

Phenotypic; Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight


Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB09002

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

4-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure Isolate in an Anaerobic transport tube and bag

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Mixed culture; Non-viable isolate

Processing Instructions

Indicate original culture specimen ID, and source in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.


CPT Codes

87076


Revised

09-26-22