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Epic Code LAB2111162 Respiratory Culture Cystic Fibrosis

Test Name Alias

Culture Resp Cystic Fibrosis |cf | red swab | 242

Interface Order Alias

50068

Ordering Instructions

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Preferred

Sterile Container with Lid

Acceptable

ESwab with regular swab


Acceptable

ESwab with flexible minitip swab

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

Preferred

Specimen Type: Sputum

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Volume: 10 mL
Minimum volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

  1. For Sputum specimens, morning collection is preferred.
  2. Collect four or five deep coughs in a sterile specimen container.
  3. Place cap on the container.
  4. Label with orders (include source: sputum).
  5. Deliver to lab immediately.

Specimen Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

 

Acceptable

Specimen Type: Throat swab

Container/Tube: ESwab

Collection Instructions: Indicate source.

  1. Open the peel pouch and remove the contents. Aseptically unscrew and remove the cap from the ESwab.
  2. Place the tube in a secure position so as not to allow the liquid to leak out of the tube.

  3. Remove the swab. Collect the patient's sample using the swab.

  4. Insert the swab back into the tube of liquid, all the way to the bottom of the tube.

  5. Holding the swab shaft close to the rim of the tube, break the applicator shaft at the color breakpoint indication line.

  6. Screw the cap on tightly to prevent leakage. Discard the broken handle of the shaft into an approved medical waste disposal container.

  7. Write the patient's information (Name and Date of Birth) on the tube or apply a label with patient’s information. Indicate source.

  8. Send specimen to the Laboratory.

Specimen Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, TAT 4 days.

Reference Range

Normal upper respiratory flora and B. Cepacia not present.

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

87070

 

If identification and/or susceptibility are indicated, addtional charges may follow.

CDM Code

4048883

Epic Test ID

1230100563

Beaker LOINC

BACTERIAL CULTURE, RESPIRATORY: 664-3

Mayo Access Code

SHO50068

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: CYSTIC FIBROSIS CULTURE
Beaker Display Name: Cystic Fibrosis Culture
BEAKER TEST NAME: CYSTIC FIBROSIS CULTURE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Cystic Fibrosis Culture

Beaker Synonyms

CYSTIC FIBROSIS CULTURE

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: SWAB CONT R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONT R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated