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Test Code UM-GRPBID&S (IOSUSC) ORGANISM IDENTIFICATION & SUSCEPTIBILITY

Important Note

GRP B ORGANISM ID/SUSCEP reflex is ordered from UVMMC with this Test Code. If the PCR test is Positive and patient has history of Penicillin sensitivity, LIM broth will be sent to UVMMC Micro department for Susceptibility using the above code.

BLOOD CULTURE ID/SUSCEP is also ordered using this test when the first bottle of blood culture set turns Positive.

Results found (in Meditech) under Header: MISCELLANEOUS

Method

Culture & MIC

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Organism ID and Susceptibility 87077

 

Specimen Information

Submit isolated organism on a plate or slant.

LOINC Code Information

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
IOSUSC Organism Identification and Susceptibility 41852-5

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 2-3 days / Not available STAT

Section

Microbiology-1

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes