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Time Sensitive
Ordering Recommendation

Screening culture for fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms. Consider prior to trans-rectal prostate biopsy. This test is not intended for screening donor material.

Mnemonic
MC FRO
Methodology

Culture/Identification

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Negative at 4 days
Positives as soon as detected

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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



Compliance Category

Standard

Note

Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87081; Identification CPT codes may vary based on method

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2008476 Culture, Fluoroquinolone-Rstnt Org 73836-9
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Aliases
  • fluoroquinolone resistance
Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Organism, Culture