Test Catalog

Test ID: IDENT    
Organism Referred for Identification, Aerobic Bacteria

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

Identification of pure isolates of aerobic bacteria

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
SIDCIdent Serologic Agglut Method 4No, (Bill Only)No
PCRIDIdentification by PCRNo, (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 tests may be performed and charged. All aerobically growing bacteria submitted will be identified and billed as appropriate.

Note: Mayo Clinic Laboratories recommends referring suspect select agent isolates (eg, Bacillus anthracis, Brucella species, Burkholderia mallei, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Francisella tularensis, or Yersinia pestis) to your state health department or the CDC for identification confirmation or exclusion.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Dependent on organism submitted, 1 or more of the following methods will be used: conventional biochemical testing, commercial identification strips or panels, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry, and 16S RNA gene sequencing.

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

Yes

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

Organism Refer for ID, Aerobic Bact

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

50012-IDENT