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Epic Test Name CULTURE, CIPROFLOXACIN RESISTANT ORGNISMS SCREEN
Components
Synonyms Culture
Description Screening culture for colonization with Ciprofloxacin-resistant gram negative rods.
Specimen Requirements 
Container Rectal specimen on CultureSwab
Specimen Type swab
Preferred Collection Volume 1 swab
Minimum Collection Volume 1 swab
Collection Instructions Collect rectal swab. Transport immediately to Microbiology
Specimen Handling Stability (collection to initiation of testing); ambient: 24 hrs; Refrigerated: 24 hrs; Frozen: unacceptable
Rejection Criteria Specimens that exceed stated stability, unlabeled/mismatched specimens.
Methodology Culture with selective and enriched media.
Reference Range Negative for Ciprofloxacin resistant Gram negative rods.
CPT Code(s) 87081
Department Microbiology
Contact Information
Turn Around TimePreliminary: 1 day; Final: negative at 2 days.
Performed Daily
Performed by Microbiology
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 02/22/2016


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