Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

BACTERIAL IDENTIFICATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1808         Geisinger Epic ID: 19411

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Precultivated bacterial isolate
Preferred collection container:
Sealed agar plate or slant

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature
Rejection criteria:
Improperly labeled/identified specimen

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87077
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Identification of bacterial isolate submitted to laboratory. Antibiotic susceptibility testing performed when requested. Additional charge may apply.
Methodology:
Culture
Synonyms:
BACID, BACTERIAL IDENTIFICATION
Doctoral Director(s:)
Donna Wolk PhD, D(ABMM), Raquel Martinez, PhD, D(ABMM)    
Review Date: 12/28/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Microbiology
Technical Lead: Barbara Shoemaker
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? No
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