Test Name: Acinetobacter baumannii

Methodology: PCR

Test Description

This assay is run on Open Array® plates performed on the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real Time PCR system for the detection and identification of Acinetobacter baumannii.

Specimen Requirements

Clean catch urine transferred to a gray top BD Vacutainer Urine C&S tube.

Storage and Transport

Storage and Transport
Specimens can be shipped and stored at 2 - 8°C. If shipping temperatures exceeding 8°C are anticipated, use cool pack. Viability after transfer to collection/transport tube is:
•Gray Top Urine C&S Tube: 7 Day

Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 48 hours

CPT Codes*: 87798

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