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Lab Test Dictionary

Antimicrobial Combination Synergy, 2 Drugs (16404)


Antibiotic Gradient


MIC; Susceptibility; Susceptibilities

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

3-6 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure culture of previously identified bacteria submitted on agar slant, plate, or bacterial transport swab

Container Type

Agar Slant

Collection Instructions

Swab of the isolate is also acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Rejection Criteria

Received frozen

Processing Instructions

Indicate original culture specimen ID, source, organism ID and 2 drugs in comment, on specimen and on batch sheet.

CPT Codes

87181 (x4)