To aid in management of patients with cystic fibrosis.
Sputum from cystic fibrosis patient.
Transfer sputum to a sterile container. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Multiple specimens (more than one in 24 hours).
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Normal respiratory flora.
Identification and susceptibility tests are performed on pathogens.
Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture. Testing is limited to the university of Utah Health Science Center only.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060130||Culture, Cystic Respiratory||623-9|
- Culture, Cystic Respiratory