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5668OXA: Aerobic Susceptibility: Custom Drug-Oxacillin Print View
Isolate      
Oxacillin DISK DIFF     

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing by Disk Diffusion Method. This assay is appropriate for Staphylococcus species, Enterococcus species, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter species.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87184

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
1. This assay requires identification of the ISOLATE and source of specimen. 2. Indicate on the requisition form which antimicrobial drug is to be tested. 3. Send PURE culture only. If the specimen is mixed, there will be no workup pending clarification with the client. There will be separate charges for each organism that requires susceptibility testing. 4. Specimens received that are contaminated with other bacteria may delay test results.






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