Reference Bacterial Culture Identification

Test ID: 

705870

CPT code:

87077

Synonyms:

Identification of Atypical Bacteria

Clinical Use:

Identify atypical bacterial isolates that require complex testing methods

Specimen Type:

Pure culture of aerobic bacteria or facultatively anaerobic bacteria or a strict anaerobic bacteria

Requested Volume: 

Viable colonies macroscopically visible

Container Type: 

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

Collection:

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

Storage Instructions:

Maintain isolate at room temperature.

Rejection Criteria

Unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and test request label; broken tube; mixed culture

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