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CULTURE, EXTENDED BETA LACTAMASE (ESBL) CONFIRMATION

Test Code
CESBLS
 
SynonymsESBL Confirmation
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeAgar slant
Supply Item Numberpicture1609
Specimen TypePure culture of E. coli, Klebsiella, or Proteus species
Specimen ProcessingPure culture of E. coli or Klebsiella species in a sterile container.
Store and TransportAmbient (room temperature)
Required Patient InfoSpecimen source
StabilityRoom Temp 1 week  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) Unacceptable  Frozen (-70 °C) Unacceptable  
Unacceptable ConditionMixed cultures
CPT Codes87184
Billing CodeCESBLS
Test ScheduleDaily
Turnaround Time2-3 days
MethodDisk diffusion
Test IncludesCulture, ESBL Confirmation; Culture, ESBL Report Status
Reference Ranges
Culture, ESBL Confirmation Report
Culture, ESBL Confirmation Report Status

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o87184.Z9Culture ESBL Screen
r87184.Z9Culture ESBL Screen87184.Z1Culture-ESBL Screen  6984-9
r87184.Z9Culture ESBL Screen87184.Z2Report Status  8251-1

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