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Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Organism, Culture
2008476
Ordering Recommendation

Screening culture for fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms. Consider prior to trans-rectal prostate biopsy.

Mnemonic
MC FRO
Methodology
Culture/Identification
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 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
Rectal swab. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport swab in Eswab transport media (ARUP Supply #45877), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Specimen source required. 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Culture negative for fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms.
Interpretive Data


Note
Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.
CPT Code(s)
87081; Identification CPT codes may vary based on method
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2008476Culture, Fluoroquinolone-Rstnt Org73836-9
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Aliases
  • fluoroquinolone resistance