Test Catalog

Test ID: SSF1    
Nocardia Stain, Varies

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

Detection of Nocardia species and other partially-acid fast aerobic actinomycetes in clinical specimens

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
TISSRTissue ProcessingNo, (Bill Only)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 test may be performed and charged.

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

Modified Acid-Fast Stain

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

Nocardia Stain

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

Fungal Smear
Nocardia Stain
Special Stain for Fungus, Nocardia
Aerobic Actinomycetes