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Fluoroquinolone Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Culture Reflex Susceptibility

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Test Description
Fluoroquinolone Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Culture Reflex Susceptibility
Synonym(s)
Rectal Resistant Screen, Fluoroquinolone Resistance Culture, Rectal Screening Culture, Enteric Resistant Screen, Enterobacteriaceae Resistance Culture
Test ID
FREC
General Information
Identify the presence or absence of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Gram Negative Rods from rectal swab
Specimen Type
Rectal swab
Alternate Specimen Type
Rectal Swab, Stool
Specimen Requirements
Swab
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours, Refrigerated: 72 hours
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Unacceptable specimen transport device (specimen in formalin), improper labeling, prolonged delay in transport (greater than 48 hours)
Methodology
Culture
Estimated TAT
2-3 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
87081
Additional Information
Organism identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from the culture.
Reference Range
No Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Gram Negative Rods detected
Reflex Conditions
Organism ID and susceptibility performed on resistant isolates.
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
52966-9