Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ANAEROBIC ID (ORDER)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
ANAID      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 87076.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 28593

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Precultivated bacterial isolate in broth or agar
Preferred collection container:
Sealed agar plate under anaerobic conditions
Alternate Collection Container:
Thioglycollate broth, chopped meat broth

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature
Rejection criteria:
Improperly labeled/identified specimen. Agar plate not transported under anaerobic conditions.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87076
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 the laboratory.
Methodology:
Culture
Doctoral Director(s:)
Donna Wolk PhD, D(ABMM), Raquel Martinez, PhD, D(ABMM)    
Review Date: 05/06/2019

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

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