Test Name: Pseudomonas aeruginosa


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 Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Specimen Requirements

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


Storage and Transport

Specimens can be shipped and stored at 2 - 30°C. If shipping temperatures exceeding 30°C are anticipated, use cool plack. Viability after transfer to collection/transport tube is:
•Grey top C&S Tube: 7 days


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 2 - 3 Days


CPT Codes*: 87798


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