Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Molecular Typing by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis

Test Name: Molecular Typing by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
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Laboratory: Microbiology/Epidemiology
Specimen Type: Pure culture of organism must be submitted.
Collection Information: Consult with Epidemiology at ext. 57412 before submission, as not all organisms are routinely typed.
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekly or bi-weekly
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
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Method of Analysis: Pulsed field gel electrophoresis
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be stored at room temperature.
The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection in the Microbiology Laboratory.
System Codes: 
Cerner
MTYPE
 
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