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Test Code VWND / WOUND ID-VS VIKOR SCIENTIFIC WOUND-ID

Important Note

This test should only be ordered for Hospital OR patients

Performing Laboratory

Vikor Scientific

Useful For

Pathogen detection, quantification, and resistance gene identification of orthopedic speciemens

Method Name

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be issued

Report Available

2 Days

Analytic time for send out tests is the time it will take to perform testing once it has arrived at the performing reference lab. Please add 1 to 2 days from time of collection to allow for receipt at NorDx central lab and shipment of specimen, add another day if specimen is collected on the day before a weekend or holiday.

Specimen Type

Swab from Affected Orthopedic Site

Preferred Container

Culture Swab

Specimen Collection and Handling

Sample must be accompanied by appropriate Vikor Scientific paperwork

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Swab from Affected Orthopedic Site

Room Temp: 7 Days

Add On Capable

Not Permitted

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

87481 Infectious Agent Detection by Nucleic Acid (DNA or RNA), Candida Species, Amplified Probe Technique  
87500 Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA)  
87640 Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA)  
87653 Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA)  
87798 Infectious Agent Detection by Nucleic Acid (DNA or RNA), not Otherwise Specified, Amplified Probe Technique, each Organism