ACT - Overview: Actinomyces Culture

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ACT    
Actinomyces Culture

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

Diagnosing anaerobic Actinomyces involved in infections

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
ISANAnaerobe Ident by SequencingNo, (Bill Only)No
TISSRTissue ProcessingNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALAId MALDI-TOF Mass Spec AnaerobeNo, (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.

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

Conventional Culture Techniques

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


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

Actinomyces Culture

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