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17823: Susceptibility, Yeast, Comprehensive Panel Print View
Specimen Source:      
Organism      
Amphotericin B BMD    mcg/mL 
Anidulafungin BMD    mcg/mL 
Caspofungin BMD    mcg/mL 
Fluconazole BMD    mcg/mL 
5-Flucytosine BMD    mcg/mL 
Itraconazole BMD    mcg/mL 
Micafungin BMD    mcg/mL 
Posaconazole BMD    mcg/mL 
Voriconazole BMD    mcg/mL 
Comment:      

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant   Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Pure Culture Agar Plate   Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  

Susceptibility testing may be performed for yeast (Candida species) and other rapidly growing yeast isolates, when therapy failures occur, when appropriate therapy is critical for successful patient outcome, when long-term therapy is necessary, and when insufficient information is available for empiric therapy judgment.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87186

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Specimen Requirements: Preferred: Pure isolate collected on an agar slant in a double walled container Acceptable: Agar plate in a double walled container Reject Criteria: Non-viable isolates; yeast mixed with filamentous fungi; mixed yeast or yeast mixed with bacteria; mold or filamentous fungi with no yeast; raw samples; mold or filamentous bacteria Transport Temperature: Room temperature Specimen Stability: Room temperature and Refrigerated: Determined by viability Frozen: Unacceptable






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