SSF1 - Overview: Nocardia Stain

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SSF1    
Nocardia Stain

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
TISSRTissue ProcessingNo, (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 test may be performed and charged.

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

Modified Kinyoun Stain

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

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