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Microbiology Collection Chart

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Glucose Tolerance Test, Gestational, 4 Specimens (100g)

Test Code: 6745

CPT Code(s): 82951 & 82952

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolic disorders.

Includes: Fasting, 1-hour, 2-hours, 3-hour glucose

Alternative Name(s): 3 HR GTT (Pregnant - 4 Specimens); Gestational Glucose; Gestational GTT 4 Specimens

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Streptococcus Group B with Susceptibility Culture

Test code: 15090

CPT code(s): 87081

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge, (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities will be performed on Group B streptococcus isolates (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87186).

Methodology: Bacterial Culture, Aerobic Isolation and Identification Procedure including Broth Enhanced Culture and Susceptibility

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Test Code: 4021

CPT Code(s): 82670

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

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Test Code: 746

CPT Code(s): 84146

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

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Test Code: 745

CPT Code(s): 84144

Methodology: Immunoassay

Clinical Significance: Levels increase sharply during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The level increases from 9 to 32 weeks of pregnancy.

Alternative Name(s): N/A

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FSH and LH

Test Code: 7137

CPT Code(s): 83001, 83002

Methodology: Immunoassay

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Glucose, Gestational Screen (50g), 135 Cutoff

Test Code: 8477

CPT Code(s): 82950

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: A value of 135 mg/dL or greater indicates the need for a full diagnostic, gestational glucose tolerance performed in the fasting state to determine if the patient has gestational diabetes.

Alternative Name(s): 1HR Gestational; 1HR Pregnancy Glucose; Gestational Glucose; Glucose OB; Gestational Glucose (1 Specimen); Glucose Gestational Screen; Glucose PG; Glucose 1RH 50gm Load

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hCG, Total, Quantitative

Test Code: 8396

CPT Code(s): 84702

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Limitations: Heterophilic antibodies may produce low false-positive results; urinary hCG is negative if "phantom" hCG is suspected. Pituitary secretion may be a source of low level hCG in post menopausal women

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HPV mRNA e6/e7, Rectal

Test Code: 91932

CPT Code(s): 87624

Includes: HPV Mrna e6/e7, Rectal

Methodology: Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)

Clinical Significance: The HPV mRNA E6/E7 test is used in conjunction with cytology to evaluate anal dysplasia.

Alternative Name(s): Human Papillomavirus