Definitive Organism Identification

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: C AER REF; C ANAEROBE; C ANA REF; C FUN REF; C AFB REF; GS
CPT CODE: 87070; 87075; 87076; 87106; 87118; 87205
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Anaerobe: 3-4 days after receipt; aerobic: 48-72 hours after receipt; fungal 48 hours to 2 weeks after receipt; mycobacteria: 1-2 weeks after receipt. The stated turnaround time assumes a fresh, viable, pure culture.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Clinical isolates (pure culture)
TEST SYNONYM(S):Isolate for Identification; Organism Identification, Definitive