Rectal non-OB strep culture

Alphabetical Test listing

Rectal non-OB strep culture-6525

  
Rectal non-OB strep culture
  
6525
  
87081.5
  
RTS
  
Strep culture
  

Identification, susceptibilities and serogrouping will be performed on all microbiology isolates considered by the laboratory to be significant.

  

This test is for the detection of group A streptococcus in non-OB patients

  
Rectal swab
  

Aerobic bacterial culture collection & transport swab (BBL)

 

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

Other bacterial culture swab

  

ESwab:
Refrigerated - 48 hours
Ambient - 48 hours

Other bacterial culture swab:
Ambient - 24 hours

  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
Preliminary - 1 day; Final - 2 days
  

Culture

  

Other recommended tests include:

  • For diagnosing group B Streptococcus in pregnant women, order Vaginal/rectal OB strep culture (87081.1/VRS)
  • For Group A Strep in vaginal specimen, order Vaginal non-OB strep culture (12426/VNS)
  • For Neisseria gonorrhoeae, order GC PCR
  
87081;Additional CPT codes (if appropriate):; 87186 - Sensitivities; 87077 - ID;;This list may not be all inclusive if there is the need to send the ID or sensitivities out to a referral laboratory
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
11/05/2020
  
03/03/2020