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Epic Code LAB1230611 Nocardia Qualitative PCR, BAL

Additional Test Codes

Viracor: 6809

Interface Order Alias

1230611

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: BAL

 

Container(s): Sterile, screw-cap transport tube

Preferred Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: 

  • Indicate specimen type and source
  • Label specimen with 2 patient identifiers (usually name and date of birth)

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Transport Temperature: Frozen

Specimen Stability

Frozen: Preferred for all specimen types. Contact Spectrum Health Laboratory Referrals Department at 616-267-2753 for questions on specimen acceptability

Test Frequency

Sent to reference laboratory, TAT up to 7 days.

Performing Department

REFERRAL SEND OUTS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Send Out to VIRACOR REF LAB

CPT

87798

CDM Code

80106013

Epic Test ID

1230102229