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Test Code CFRC Bacterial Culture, Cystic Fibrosis, Respiratory

Reporting Name

Bacterial Culture, Cystic Fibrosis

Useful For

Detection of aerobic bacterial pathogens in specimens from patients with cystic fibrosis

Specimen Type

Varies


Advisory Information


If susceptibilities are also desired, order CFRCS / Bacterial Culture, Cystic Fibrosis with Antimicrobial Susceptibilities, Varies.



Shipping Instructions


Specimen must arrive within 48 hours of collection.

 

For more information see Infectious Specimen Shipping Guidelines in Special Instructions.



Necessary Information


Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Specimen Type: Sputum, expectorated or induced

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

 

Acceptable:

Specimen Type: Bronchial aspirate or washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, endotracheal, or tracheal

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

 

Specimen Type: Throat swab

Supplies: Culturette (BBL Culture Swab) (T092)

BD E-Swab (T853)

Container/Tube: Culture transport swab (Dacron or rayon swab with aluminum or plastic shaft with either Stuart or Amies liquid medium)

Specimen Volume: Entire collection


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated 48 hours

Reject Due To

Dry swab Reject

Reference Values

No growth or usual flora

Identification of probable pathogens

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

87070-Bacteria, culture, cystic fibrosis, respiratory

87077-Identification commercial kit (if appropriate)

87077-Ident by MALDI-TOF mass spec (if appropriate)

87077-Bacteria Identification (if appropriate)

87077-Additional Identification procedure (if appropriate)

87077-Identification Staphylococcus (if appropriate)

87077-Identification Streptococcus (if appropriate)

87147 x 1-3-Serologic agglut method 1 ident (if appropriate)

87147-Serologic agglut method 2 ident (if appropriate)

87147 x 4-Serologic agglut method 3 ident (if appropriate)

87147 x 2-6-Serologic Agglut Method 4 Ident (if appropriate)

87153-Aerobe Ident by sequencing (if appropriate)

87150-Identification by PCR (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CFRC Bacterial Culture, Cystic Fibrosis 44798-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CFRC Bacterial Culture, Cystic Fibrosis 44798-7

Method Name

Conventional Culture Technique

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
COMM Identification Commercial Kit No, (Bill Only) No
RMALD Ident by MALDI-TOF mass spec No, (Bill Only) No
GID Bacteria Identification No, (Bill Only) No
ISAE Aerobe Ident by Sequencing No, (Bill Only) No
REFID Additional Identification Procedure No, (Bill Only) No
SALS Serologic Agglut Method 1 Ident No, (Bill Only) No
EC Serologic Agglut Method 2 Ident No, (Bill Only) No
SHIG Serologic Agglut Method 3 Ident No, (Bill Only) No
STAP Identification Staphylococcus No, (Bill Only) No
STRP Identification Streptococcus No, (Bill Only) No
SIDC Ident Serologic Agglut Method 4 No, (Bill Only) No
PCRID Identification by PCR No, (Bill Only) No

Testing Algorithm

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed at an additional charge.