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Lab Test Dictionary

Bacteria Identification and Susceptibility Panel, Aerobic (14673)

Methodology

Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization-Time of Flight or Phenotypic


Synonyms

Bacterial Identification; Bact ID; Susceptibilities

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4010

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

3-14 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 organisms

Processing Instructions

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


Comments

Drugs included: Amikacin, Amoxicillin/clavulanic ACD, Ampicillin/sulbactam, Ampicillin, Aztreonam, Cefazolin, Cefepime, Cefoxitin, Ceftaroline, Ceftazidime, Ceftriaxone, Cefuroxime, Chloramphenicol, Ciprofloxacin, Clarithromycin, Clindamycin, Daptomycin, Doripenem, Ertapenem, Erythromycin, Gentamicin, Gentamicin 500, Imipenem, Levofloxacin, Linezolid, Meropenem, Moxifloxacin, Nitrofurantoin, Oxacillin, Penicillin, Piperacillin/tazobactam, Trimethroprim/sulfamethoxaz, Tetracycline, Ticarcillin/cl


CPT Codes

87077


Revised

09-26-22