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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, PCR

Test Code: 17656

CPT Code(s): 87641

Mehodolgy: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reference Range(s): Not detected

Clinical Significance: This assay is used to detect the presence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA in a patient's nasal swab specimen. The use of real-time PCR to detect the presence of MRSA DNA in clinical specimens allows for rapid patient testing.

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Culture, Salmonella / Shigella / Campylobacter and Shiga Toxin Reflex E. Coli O157

Test Code: 32114

Includes:
  • Salmonella and Shigella, Culture
  • Campylobacter, Culture
  • Shiga Toxins, EIA with Reflex to E. coli O157, Culture

If Shiga Toxin, EIA is Detected, Escherichia coli O157, Culture will be performed at an additional charge.

If culture is "Isolated", identification will be performed at an additional charge.
Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate.

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Ova and Parasites, Stool

Test Code: 681

CPT Code(s): 87177, 87209

Includes: Ova and Parasite Concentrate Result, Trichrome Result

Methodology: Microscopic Examination of Concentrate • Permanent Stained Smear

Reference Range(s): No ova and parasites seen

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Helicobacter Pylori Urea Breath Test, Infra-red (UBiT®)

Test code: 14839

CPT code(s): 83013

Methodology: Infra-red spectrophotometry (ir)

Reference range(s): Not detected

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