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Lab Test Dictionary

Susceptibility, Aerobic Bacteria, MIC Panel (14653)

Methodology

Microdilution


Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01337

Lab Test Days

Sunday-Friday

Standard TAT

5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Pure culture of an aerobic organism in Agar slant double-walled container

Container Type

Agar Slant


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Mixed culture; Anaerobic organism

Processing Instructions

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


Included Tests

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

87186


Revised

09-27-22