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Unusual Organism Culture
0060714
Ordering Recommendation

This culture is for organisms for which no stand-alone cultures are available. Use for uncommon organisms such as Streptobacillus moniliformis, Haemophilus ducreyi, and others; or neisseria gonorrhoeae specimens not approved for NAAT testing.

Mnemonic
MC UORG
Methodology
Culture
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Please contact Bacteriology (801) 583-2787 at extension 2350 for specimen collection and transport instructions. 
Specimen Preparation
 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Please contact Bacteriology (801) 583-2787 at extension 2350 for specimen collection and transport instructions. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
 
Reference Interval
By report.
Interpretive Data


Note
Specify suspected organism with submission.  This culture is for unusual organism requests, such as Streptobacillus moniliformis, Haemophilus ducreyii, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, etc, for which there is no stand-alone culture. For Helicobacter pylori, refer to Helicobacter pylori Culture (ARUP test code 2006686).  Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.
CPT Code(s)
87070; Identification CPT codes may vary based on method.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060714Culture, Unusual Organism11475-1
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Aliases
  • GC Culture
  • GC Test
  • Haemophilus ducreyii
  • N. gonorrhoeae culture
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Culture
  • Streptobacillus moniliformis Culture