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Cystic Respiratory Culture
0060130
Ordering Recommendation

To aid in management of patients with cystic fibrosis.

Mnemonic
MC CYST
Methodology
Culture/Identification
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Varies
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Time SensitiveTime Sensitive
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Sputum from cystic fibrosis patient. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer sputum to a sterile container. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Multiple specimens (more than one in 24 hours). 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Normal respiratory flora.
Identification and susceptibility tests are performed on pathogens.
Interpretive Data


Note
Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060130Culture, Cystic Respiratory623-9
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Aliases
  • Culture, Cystic Respiratory