Aerobic Identification and Susceptibility

CPT: 87077
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Culture Identification Only
  • Identification Only, Bacteria
  • Organism Identification, Sensitivity Testing

Test Includes

Identification of routine bacteria to genus or species level and qualitative determination of antimicrobial susceptibility

Use

This test is for the identification of “routine” bacteria; for other bacterial species requiring more extensive biochemical testing, use test Reference Bacterial Culture Identification [008458] with test Susceptibility Testing, Aerobic and Facultatively Anaerobic Organisms [008680] at an additional charge.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Pure isolate of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic organisms; identification of multiple organisms will result in an additional fee(s).

Volume

Viable colonies

Container

Agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent or a swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory.

Collection

Bacterium derived from cultured clinical sample. Send pure culture on maintenance media. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Causes for Rejection

Broken tube; improper labeling; mixed culture

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
182261 Aerobe ID + Suscept 42803-7 182261 Aerobe ID + Suscept 42803-7
Reflex Table for Aerobe ID + Suscept
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 080570 Result 080571 Result 1 42803-7
Reflex Table for Aerobe ID + Suscept
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 080570 Result 080572 Result 2 42803-7
Reflex Table for Aerobe ID + Suscept
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 080570 Result 080573 Result 3 42803-7
Reflex Table for Aerobe ID + Suscept
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 080570 Result 080574 Result 4 42803-7
Reflex Table for Aerobe ID + Suscept
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 080570 Result 080575 Antimicrobial Susceptibility 23658-8

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