microbiology test

GENERAL

Clinical microbiology plays a crucial role in individual and community health. Because most microbes living on or within the body are beneficial, distinguishing those that are disease-producing is critical. Through specimens collected from a variety of body sites and the use of advanced assays and technology, this test determines what microorganisms are present and which may be causing infection. This painstaking approach can help you select the most appropriate antimicrobial therapy and the comprehensive nature of the testing represents real value for your patients and practice. This test can now identify over 1400 species of gastrointestinal organisms, including 170 yeast and fungal species.

WHAT IS THE TEST RECOMMENDED FOR?

The diagnosis and treatment of dysbiosis and yeast overgrowth.

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Various antifungal drugs or supplements, as identified by the test results Dietary recommendations
  • Dietary recommendations

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

Stool: 5 mL stool is the absolute minimum. Do not discontinue any medications without first consulting your physician.

CPT CODES

  • 87102
  • 87220
  • 87106
  • 87184
 

THIS TEST IS ALSO KNOWN AS:

  • PRUEBA DE MICROBIOLOGÍA
  • 微生物学テスト

  • اختبار علم الأحياء المجهرية

  • MIKROBIOLOGIE TEST

  • TEST DE MICROBIOLOGIE
  • TEST MICROBIOLOGIA

  • 미생물학 테스트

  • BADANIE MIKROBIOLOGICZNE

  • TESTE MICROBIOLOGIA
  • MIKROBIYOLOJI TESTI

  • 微生物测试