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BACTEC-PERITONEAL EFFLUENT

Test Name  BACTEC-PERITONEAL EFFLUENT 
Mnemonic  PDF-BACTEC 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   87070 x2,87205 
Department  Microbiology 
Container  STERILE SPECIMEN CONTAINER 
Alternative Container   
Handling  Specimen: Peritoneal dialysis fluid/PDF (effluent) Volume: 50 ml minimum Unacceptable conditions: Nonsterile or leaking containers Set up daily. Gram stain included. TAT: Routine and anaerobe culture 7 days  
Preferred Volume   
Minimum Volume   
Stability   
Reject Criteria   
Component  AEROBIC CULTURE ANAEROBIC CULTURE GRAM STAIN 
Methodology  Bactec culture and standard culture procedures 
Units   
Reference Range    
Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information   
Performed   
Reported   Preliminary 1 day; final negative at 7 days; sensitivity 2-3 days 
Note   
LOINC    
Cross References   
Referred Lab   
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