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Test ID: MMLNS    
Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Nocardia species

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

Yes

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

Determining the resistance of species of Nocardia and other aerobic actinomycetes to antimicrobial agents

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SSNSSusceptibility Nocardia speciesNo, (Bill Only)Yes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, Susceptibility Nocardia species will be performed and charged.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)
Antimicrobials for Nocardia species are: ceftriaxone, tobramycin, ciproflazacin, minocycline, imipenem, amikacin, clarithromycin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, linezolid, augmentin, and moxifloxacin.

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Susceptibility, Nocardia species

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

Amikacin
Amikacin Sulfate (Amikin)
Amikin (Amikacin Sulfate)
Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium (Augmentin)
Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium)
Ciprofloxacin
Clarithromycin
Imipenim
Linezolid (Zyvox)
MIC (Minimum Inhibitory Concentration)
Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)
Minocycline
Moxifloxacin
Nocardia Susceptibilities
Sulfamethoxazole
Susceptibility Testing
Tobramycin
Zyvox (Linezolid)
Cefepime
Ceftriaxone
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole