Routine Microbiology

Routine Microbiology

 

Source, Transport, or

Apparent Specimen Received

Incorrect Test Requested or

Written Request

Default Action (Change)

Aerobic isolate

Organism Identification, Bacteria 008664 and Susceptibility Testing, Aerobic and Facultatively Anaerobic Organisms 008680

182261 − Aerobic Identification and Susceptibility

Aerobic isolate

Any culture request (eg, 008649, 008847, etc)

182261 − Aerobic Identification and Susceptibility

Affirm™ transport

No test requested or incorrect test requested

180026 − Vaginitis/Vaginosis, DNA Probe

Any genital source (eg, vaginal, cervical, penis)

008649

008334 − Genital Culture, Routine

Apparent sputum

Sputum Culture or 008649

180810 − Lower Respiratory Culture

Aptima® swab transport

Vaginitis/Vaginosis, DNA Probe 180026

180039 − Vaginitis (VG), NuSwab®

Bacterial swab or anaerobic transport

Aerobic and Anaerobic Culture or Anaerobic Culture with a request for Aerobic Bacterial Culture, General 008649

008003 − Anaerobic and Aerobic Culture

Bacterial swab or anaerobic transport

Anaerobic culture

008904 − Anaerobic Culture

Bacterial swab or material in sterile cup consistent with the source

Eye, conjunctiva, ocular, cornea, or other ocular source

008649 − Aerobic Bacterial Culture, General

Bacterial swab or material in sterile cup consistent with the source

Genital, vaginal, cervical, penis, penile, or other genital source

008334 − Genital Culture, Routine

Bacterial swab or material in sterile cup consistent with the source

Nasal, nares, nasopharyngeal, NP, ear, throat, or other upper respiratory source

008342 − Upper Respiratory Culture, Routine

Bacterial swab or material in sterile cup consistent with the source

Wound, ulcer, or abscess

008649 − Aerobic Bacterial Culture, General

Bacterial swab or material in stool culture vial consistent with the source

Stool, feces, or rectal, or 008649

008144 − Stool Culture

Bacterial swab for Streptococcus

Streptococcus, Group A Strep, GAS,

S pyogenes

008169 − β-Hemolytic Streptococcus Culture, Group A Only

Bacterial swab with gel transport media

182445, 180786, or Rapid Strep

008169 − β-Hemolytic Streptococcus Culture, Group A Only

Bacterial swab with transport media; source: vaginal or vaginal/rectal

GBS, Group B Strep, or

018804 − β Strep (Group B) Antigen

188130 − Group B Strep Colonization Detection Culture

Bacterial swab without transport media (DRY); source: throat

Throat culture, 008649, 008342, GAS,

Group A Strep, Streptococcus, Strep, or

no test requested

008169 − β-Hemolytic Streptococcus

Culture, Group A Only

Blood bottles with blood

Blood Culture or 008649 or no test requested

008300 − Blood Culture, Routine

Blood bottles without obvious blood

 

180802 − Body Fluid Culture, Sterile, Routine

Bordetella culture transport

No test requested or incorrect test requested

180224Bordetella pertussis, Nasopharyngeal Culture

Breath sample bags (blue and pink)

No test requested or H pylori

180836Helicobacter pylori Urea Breath Test

Eye

008342

008649 − Aerobic Bacterial Culture, General

iFOBT

No test requested or test requested for occult blood

182949 − Occult Blood, Fecal, Immunoassay

Jembec

No test requested or GC culture

008128 − GC (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) Culture Only

QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube collection kit

No test requested

182873 − QuantiFERON®-TB Gold

Stool

C difficile or C difficile Toxin

086207Clostridium difficile Toxins A and B, EIA

Stool

Gram Stain or 008540

008656 − White Blood Cells (WBC), Stool

Stool

Helicobacter pylori or H pylori Culture 180885

180764Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen

Stool in orange Para-Pak C&S vial

No test requested or stool culture or 008649

008144 − Stool Culture

Stool in sterile cup

Clostridium difficile Toxigenic Culture 188045

086207Clostridium difficile Toxins A and B, EIA

Throat

008649 or throat culture or no test requested

008342 − Upper Respiratory Culture, Routine

Uricult/Bacticult with bacterial growth

Urine culture or 008847 or 008086

188755 − ID and Susceptibility, Urine

Uricult/Bacticult without bacterial growth

Urine culture or 008847 or 008086

182980 − Urine Kit Culture

Urine in gray-top C&S Vacutainer® or sterile cup

Urine culture or 008649

008847 − Urine Culture, Routine

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