Healthcare / Specific Pathogens


Test Code Culture Analysis Sample Types Turn-Around Time Sample Report
HCU Heater Cooler Unit Mycobacteria, Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC) Water 5 days (HPC) 4 weeks (mycobacteria)
DUO Duodenoscope Bacteria Liquid flush, brush 3 days
MYC Mycobacteria Nontuberculous mycobacteria only Water 4 weeks
MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Presence/absence of MRSA Water, Swab 3 days
OPP Opportunistic Pathogen Panel Includes P. aeruginosa, B. cepacia complex, Acinetobacter spp. Water, Swab 2-7 days
PSA Pseudomonas aeruginosa Presence/absence of
P. aeruginosa
Water, Swab 2-7 days
BURK Burkholderia cepacia complex Presence/absence of B. cepacia complex Water, Swab 4 days
ACIN Acinetobacter spp. Presence/absence of Acinetobacter spp. Water, Swab 3 days


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