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Test ID: IDENT    
Organism Referred for Identification, Aerobic Bacteria

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

Identification of pure isolates of aerobic bacteria

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

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

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) 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.

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

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.

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

Organism Refer for ID, Aerobic Bact

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

50012-IDENT