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Lab Test Dictionary

Bacteria Identification, Aerobic (34118)

Methodology

Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight


Synonyms

Bacterial Identification; Bact ID

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01119

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

4-14 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure isolate on an agar slant in a double-walled container

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Mixed culture; Anaerobic organism

Processing Instructions

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


CPT Codes

87077


Revised

09-26-22