Referral - positive non-urine culture workup

Alphabetical Test listing

Referral - positive non-urine culture workup-12509

  
Referral - positive non-urine culture workup
  
12509
  
LAB12509
  
RFN
  
Referral culture
  
Primary isolation plates with growth
  

Indicate specimen source and plate incubation time.

Order this test when sending non-urine positive primary plates for culture reading and workup, including mixed cultures. Situation example: Negative cultures read on-site; positive cultures referred for culture reading.

For pure subcultures of isolates referred for identification and/or susceptibility testing, order the appropriate Referral Isolate ID and/or Susceptibility test (test #s 890, 6713, 6567, 889, 6714, 6712, or 6711).

  

Agar plate

  

Ambient

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Inappropriate specimen type
  • Leaking container
  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Daily
  
1 - 5 days, dependant upon source
  
87081 Throat
87070 Other sources
Identification,
  
03/05/2014
  
09/06/2018
  
03/03/2020