Test Catalog

Test ID: SPUT    
Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Respiratory

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An aid in the diagnosis of lower respiratory bacterial infections including pneumonia

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
COMMIdentification Commercial KitNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALDIdent by MALDI-TOF mass specNo, (Bill Only)No
GIDBacteria IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No
ISAEAerobe Ident by SequencingNo, (Bill Only)No
REFIDAdditional Identification ProcedureNo, (Bill Only)No
SALSSerologic Agglut Method 1 IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
ECSerologic Agglut Method 2 IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
SHIGSerologic Agglut Method 3 IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
STAPIdentification StaphylococcusNo, (Bill Only)No
STRPIdentification StreptococcusNo, (Bill Only)No
BLABeta LactamaseNo, (Bill Only)No
SIDCIdent Serologic Agglut Method 4No, (Bill Only)No
PCRIDIdentification by PCRNo, (Bill Only)No
CARNBCarbapenemase-Carba NP TestNo, Yes External (order CARNP); No Internal (Bill Only)No
KPND1KPC and NDM PCRNo, Yes External (order KPNRP); No Internal (Bill Only)No
OXVM1OXA-48 and VIM PCRNo, Yes External (order OXVRP); No Internal (Bill Only)No
GNRGGram-Negative Resistance Genes, PCRNo, Yes External (order GNRG); No Internal No

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed and charged.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Conventional Culture Technique

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Resp

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Culture, General Bacteria, Sputum
General Bacteria Culture, Sputum