Organism Identification, Anaerobic Bacteria

Test ID: 

705836

CPT code:

87076

Synonyms:

Culture Identification Only

Identification Only, Bacteria

Clinical Use:

Identify anaerobic pathogenic organisms; when actinomycetes are suspected, a specific request must be made.

Specimen Type:

Pure isolate of anaerobic organisms.

Requested Volume: 

Viable colonies.

Container Type:

A swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture or anaerobic culture transport packed as an etiologic agent. Maintain a subculture at submitting laboratory

Collection:

Bacterium derived from cultured clinical sample. Send pure culture in anaerobic transport. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory

Storage Instructions:

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Rejection Criteria

Broken tube; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and request label; mixed culture

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