Days Set Up
One or two times per week
Analytic Time

13 - 31 days

MiChart Code
MMLNS
Soft Order Code
MMLNS

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)

Test Usage

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

Reference Range

By Report

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection

Specimen is organism is pure culture, submitted in Middlebrook 7H10 media. Acceptable is Sabouraud's dextrose slany or similar media without antimicrobials. Must be sent to Mayo in Infectious Container.

Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
87186
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.