#ExistRefRange>Complete identification of clinically significant isolates.
||Testing performed and associated charges billed depends on specimen source and type of organism suspected. An additional handling fee will be billed for all mixed cultures as indicated in the specimen requirements.
For suspected agents of bioterrorism, Salmonella, or Shigella, notify your state department of health and refer isolates to your state laboratory for identification. Susceptibilities on agents of bioterrorism are not performed at ARUP.
For identification by 16S rDNA sequencing only, order Organism Identification by 16s rDNA Sequencing (ARUP test code 0060720). For identification AND susceptibility testing order Aerobic Organism Identification with Reflex to Susceptibility (ARUP test code 0065070). For identification of Shiga-like toxin producing E. coli, order E. coli Shiga-like toxin by EIA (ARUP test code 0060047).
||87077 and/or 87153; CPT codes for identification vary based on method.
||Organism Identification (Aerobic Organism Identification), Organism Referred for Identification, Aerobic Bacteria (Aerobic Organism Identification)