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Laboratory Testing Services Manual Index


Below is an index of all of the laboratory tests performed by the DSHS Laboratory.  To aid in finding information, synonyms or alternate names for tests are included alongside of test names.  You may locate information by:

-      Clicking on the alphabetical letter on the search bar that corresponds to the first letter of the test you are looking for; or

-      Searching within the page for a Keyword, Procedure Number, or CPT Code

After you locate the test name, click on the hyperlink to see information about the test including requisition form required, sample sources, shipping requirements, etc.

The fee for each test can be found on our Laboratory Fee Schedule.

Please send questions and comments about our test list to LabInfo@dshs.texas.gov.


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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Acid Fast Bacilli Biochemicals, BasicBios, Complex  MZZ0451A 87118 
Acid Fast Bacilli Biochemicals, ComplexBios, Basic
MZZ0455A   87118
Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) CultureMycobacterial culture, isolation MZZ0062A 87116 
Acid Fast Bacilli Isolate Identification by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
HPLC Identification of clinical isolates MAC0052A 87143
Acid Fast Bacilli Referred Isolate Identification N/AMAC0055A  87143 
Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) SmearSmear, Concentrated (AFB) smear MAH0068A 87206 

Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) Specimen Concentration

Mycobacteria specimen concentration, specimen decontamination, specimen digestion  MAG0066A 87015
Acid-Fast StainParasitology; Cryptosporidium test; Cyclospora test; Cystoisospora test MPAR003A87207 
Actinomycete, High Performance Liquid ChromatographyN/A MCD0276A 87143
Aerobic ActinomyceteN/A MZZ0180A 87077
Aerobic isolationAerobe, cultureMAA0025A87077
Aerobic Plate Count (APC) - Seafood and Aquatic LifeSPC; Standard Plate Count; APC; Aerobic Plate Count  MZZ0385A N/A 
AFB Isolate Identification by ProbeAccuprobe, DNA probe MAC0053A  87149 
Aflatoxin M1- Milk and DairySLAFMQ Test, Afla MZZ0403A      N/A 
All Aerobes - Culture
Aerobic bacterial culture, unknown bacterial culture BTA0010 87040, 87070, 87077 
Anaerobic identification Anaerobe ID, Anaerobic Bacteria  MCK0290Z 87076   
Anaerobic isolationAnaerobe, culture  MAK0073A 87075, 87076  
Arbovirus IgM EIA, St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile
Capture Enzyme Immunoassay for the Detection of IgM Antibodies to West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis Viruses  MAM0460A, MZZ0082A 86653, 86788 
    
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Bacillus AnthracisBacillus anthracis culture, anthrax BTA0003             87040, 87070, 87077            
Bacillus anthracis PCR  Bacillus anthracis PCR, Anthrax PCR
BTA0024 87798 
Bacillus spp. identification Bacillus spp. definitive ID, Spore forming bacillus, NOT Bacillus anthracis   MAA0027A 87077 
Baywater- Seafood and Aquatic Life Baywater; Growing Water; SeaWater   MZZ0435A N/A 
Blood Lead Blood Lead screening, Pb   BZZ0023A 83655
Clostridium botulinum culture, Botulism  BTA0006 87075
    
Botulinum – Toxin Assay Clostridium botulinum toxin, Botulism, Mouse Bioassay   BTA0200 87001
Brevetoxin- Seafood and Aquatic Life Mouse Bioassay; Red Tide   MZZ0378A N/A
Brucella IgG/IgM Agglutination DS Microtiter Procedure for Brucella Agglutination Test  MZZ0135A
86622
Brucella species PCR Brucella species (abortus, canis, melitensis, suis) PCR,  Brucellosis PCR   BTA0025 87798
Burkholderia mallei/pseudomallei PCR Melioidosis or Burkholdeia pseudomallei, glanders or Burkholderia mallei PCR BTA0026 87798
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Campylobacter spp. Identification  Campy MAA0030A
87077
Campylobacter spp. – Identification Campy (Food)   MAQ0109A  N/A
Carbamates – Drinking Water Carbamates in Water  EZZ0093A N/A 
Charm 3 SL-3- Milk and Dairy - Growth Inhibitors Charm SL-3; Charm 3   MZZ0500A N/A 
Charm SLBL- Milk and Dairy - Growth Inhibitors Charm SLBL; Charm SL; Charm BL   MZZ0502A N/A 
Chikungunya IgM Detection of IgM Antibodies to Chikungunya Virus using ELISA.   MAM0087A 86790 
Chlorinated pesticides and PCBs – Drinking Water Chlorinated pesticides and PCBs in WaterEZZ0222AN/A 
Chlorophenoxy herbicides – Drinking Water Chlorophenoxy acid herbicides in Water    EZZ0079AN/A 
Cholesterol Total cholesterol BZZ0015A 82465
Clostridium Botulinum Toxin Genes PCR Clostridium botulinum toxin gene PCR, Botulism BTA0040 87798
Coliform Counts- Sterile Containers- Milk and Dairy Coliforms, PCC, HSCC, Containers MDG0384A N/A 
Coliform Counts- Dairy products- Milk and Dairy Coliforms, PCC, HSCC   MDG0381A N/A 
Coronavirus Real-Time RT-PCR, Novel  Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) PCR   MCN0310A 87798
Coxiella burnetii PCR Coxiella burnetii PCR, Q fever   BTA0027 87798
Creatinine Serum Creatinine   BZZ0033A 82565
Cronobacter sakazakii – Identification Enterobacter sakazakii   MAQ0121A  N/A 
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Dairy Water- Total Coliform MPN- Milk and Dairy
Total coliform, Dairy Water MPN MZZ0440A N/A 
Definitive ID: Brucella species
Brucellosis, Brucella abortus, Brucella canis, Brucella melitensis, Brucella suis   BTA0001 87077
Definitive ID: Burkholderia mallei/pseudomallei Melioidosis or Burkholdeia pseudomallei, Glanders or Burkholderia mallei   BTA0002 87040, 87070, 87077
Definitive ID: Francisella tularensis
Francisella tularensis, francisella or Rabbit fever PCR   BTA0008  87077
Definitive ID: Yersinia pestis Plague, yersinia pestis   BTA0015  87040, 87070, 87077 
Delvo-Growth Inhibitors-Milk and Dairy Delvo; DELVOTEST MZZ0508A N/A 
Dengue IgM Detection of IgM Antibodies to Dengue Virus using IgM capture ELISAMAM0088A 86790 

Diquat and paraquat – Drinking Water

DIQUAT and PARAQUAT in Water EZZ0094AN/A 
Direct Detection by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Direct HPLC  MAF0064A 87143 
DMSCC (Cow) -Milk and Dairy-Somatic Cell CountSCC; DMSCC; Levowitz-Weber Stain  MZZ0401A     N/A
DMSCC (Goat) - Milk and Dairy-Somatic Cell CountSCC; DMSCC; Pyronin Y-Methyl Green Stain  MZZ0408A N/A 
    
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (Horse) – PCR  EEE, horse, avian, tissue culture isolate
MMB0026A N/A
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (mosquitoes) – PCR  EEE, mosquito   MMB1026A N/A 
Ebola Zaire Ebola PCR BTA0039 87798
E. coli (Potable water) – Detection  Total coliform, Drinking Water Test   MZZ0441A  N/A
E. coli serotyping– Culture   Serotyping   MAA0010A  87147 
EDB & DBCP – Drinking Water EDB & DBCP in Water   EZZ0080A  N/A 
Ehrlichia IgG IFA   Ehrlichia chaffeensis IgG Antibody Detection by   MZZ0155A  86666  
Electron MicroscopyN/AMAX0157A 88348 
Endothall – Drinking Water
Endothall in Water EZZ0070AN/A 
Enterhaemorrhagic Esherichia Coli (EHEC), Shiga-like Toxin assay  Shiga-like toxin, ST-1 ST-2, STEC, EHEC, E. coli toxin  MAA0047A 87427 
Enteric identification – Culture Enteric pathogen, Fermentative gram negative rod MAA0053A87077
    
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Fecal Coliform MPN- Seafood and Aquatic Life Fecal Test; Fecal MPN MZZ0418A  N/A 
Fecal ova and parasite exam, concentration and trichrome stain Parasitology; intestinal parasite examination, fecal O&P   MPAR002A 87177, 87209   
Francisella, IgG Microagglutination Assay for Detecting Antibodies to Francisella tularensis Cell Surface Antigen   MZZ0336A 86668
Francisella tularensis PCR
Francisella tularensis, francisella, Rabbit fever BTA0028  87798
Freezing Point - Milk and DairyCryoscope, Added Water  MZZ0405AN/A 
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Gamma Emitting Isotopes – Drinking Water Gamma in Water EZZ0142A N/A 
Genmark - Respiratory Virus Panel Respiratory Virus Panel   N/A
GlucoseGlucose Fasting, Glucose Random  BZZ0106A, BZZ0107A82947 
Glyphosate – Drinking WaterGlyphosate in Water EZZ0199A N/A
Gonorrhea/Chlamydia (GC/CT), Amplified RNA Probe Gonorrhea/Chlamydia (GC/CT), Amplified RNA Probe MBB0191A
87491, 87591
Gram-negative rod identification - Culture GNR, non-enteric, non-fermentative rods   MAA0032A 87077 
Gram-positive rod identification – Culture  Gram positive non-spore forming rod, Listeria MAA0033A  87077 
Gross Alpha and Gross Beta – Drinking Water Gross Alpha and Gross Beta in Water EZZ0143A  N/A 
Gross Alpha or Gross Beta – Drinking Water Gross Alpha or Gross Beta in Water EZZ0144AN/A
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
    
Haloacetic Acids – Drinking Water
Haloacetic acids (HAA) in Water   EZZ0088A N/A
Haemophilus spp. identification Haemophilus spp. identification MAA0034A 87077
Hanta IgG/IgM   Detection of antibodies to Hantavirus by IgM Capture Enzyme MBC0198A 86790
High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL) HDL Cholesterol   BZZ0026A  83718
Hemoglobin  Total Hemoglobin, Hgb BZZ0024A  85018
Hepatitis A, IgM Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) for the Detection of Anti Hepatitis A Antibodies (IgG and IgM) in Human Serum Specimens   MBD0201A 86709
Hepatitis A, Total Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) for the Detection of total Anti-Hepatitis A Antibodies (IgG and IgM) in Human SerumMBE0203A86708
Hepatitis B Core AntibodyEnzyme Immunoassay (EIA) for the Detection of Antibodies to Hepatitis B Core in Human Serum Specimens  MBF0205A86704
Hepatitis C (HCV) Hepatitis C ELISA (HCV) - Serum MBL0217A86803 
HIV Screen - HIV Ag-Ab MultiplexHIV Screen MBP0229A  87389, 86701, 86702, 8739
HIV-1 Western Blot Dried Blood Spot (DBS) HIV-1 Western Blot Dried Blood Spot (DBS)  MBQ0232AN/A
HIV-1 Western Blot Oral HIV-1 Western Blot Oral  MZZ0231A86689
Surface water – HPC (SimPlate) Heterotrophic plate count (HPC); SimPlate  MZZ0510AN/A 
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
 Influenza Real-Time RT-PCR Influenza surveillance, Flu PCR
 MZZ0238A 87502 

     
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Kanamycin, M. tuberculosis complex, AFB Agar Proportion Drugs   M. tuberculosis complex drug susceptibility test (DST), KAN DST, KM DST MAD0066A 87190
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Legionella spp.identification Legionnaires' disease, legionellosis, Legion fever   MAA0035A 87077 
Lipid Panel  Cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) BZZ0022A 80061
Listeria species 
Listeria; Listeria species MAQ0111A    N/A 
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Malaria (Plasmodium spp.) – PCR  P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae, malaria
MMB0030A 87798 
Measles (Rubeola) Real-Time RT-PCR Measles (Rubeola) PCR  MZZ0750A 87798

Microfilaria Test

Parasitology; filarial worm test; Loa loa test; Wuchereria test; Brugia test MPAR012A87015
Microsporidia Test Parasitology; Enterocytozoon test; Encephalitozoon test  MPAR004A  87207  
Mold Identification  N/A
MZZ0181A  87107 
Mold Isolate Identification by Probe Accuprobe, DNA probe MZZ0185A    87149
Mosquito Identification - Surveillance Mosquito ID and mosquito testing  MZZ0411A N/A 
Mumps Real-Time RT-PCR  N/A  MZZ0700A  87798 
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Neisseria spp. Identification Neisseria gonorrhea, Neisseria meningitidis, Gonorrhea, GNDC, Neisseria   MAA0036A 87077
Non-O157 STEC – Identification 
Non-O157 Shiga-Toxin producing Escherichia coli   MAQ0120A  N/A 
Norovirus - PCR Norwalk-like virus MZZ0450A
87798 
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Ofloxacin: M. tuberculosis complex, AFB Agar Proportion Drugs   M. tuberculosis complex drug susceptibility test (DST), OFLOX DST, OFL DST, OFX DST
MAD0063A  87190 
Orthopox PCR: Orthopox virus PCR, poxvirus PCR BTA0032  87798
       
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Parasite Examination, giemsa stain for miscellaneous body fluids  Parasitology MPAR005A  87207  
Parasite Examination, trichrome stain for miscellaneous body fluid Parasitology MPAR007A 87209
Parasite Examination, direct examination of miscellaneous body fluids
Parasitology; direct wet prep  MPAR008A 87177  
Parasite Examination (CDC Reference Tests)  Parasitology; CDC referral   N/A  N/A 

PCBs as Decachlorobiphenyl – Drinking Water

PCBs as Decachloribiphenyl in Water   N/A  EZZ0082A
Bacteriology Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis - PFGE Genetic fingerprinting
MCA0266A 87152
Phosphatase- Fluorometer- Milk and Dairy Fluorometer, Fluorophos, Phosphatase MZZ0384A N/A
Pinworm ExaminationParasitology; Enterobius vermicularis examination; pinworm prep  MPAR009A 87172
Influenza, PyrosequencingPyrosequencing, Antiviral resistance testing  N/A 81479 
    
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Ra-226 – Drinking Water   Ra-226 in Water   EZZ0146A  N/A 
Ra-228 – Drinking Water   Ra-228 in Water   EZZ0147A
N/A 
M. tuberculosis complex, AFB Agar Proportion Drugs, Rifabutin  M. tuberculosis complex drug susceptibility test (DST), RBT DST MAD0064A  87190
M. tuberculosis complex, AFB Agar Proportion Drugs, Rifampin  
MAD0069A  
Rubella IgM (German Measles) Zeus Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) for the Detection MCT0320Aof IgM Antibodies to Rubella MCT0320A 86762
Rubella Screen IgG (German Measles)Rubella IgG Immunoassay (BioPlex)MCU0322A86762
    
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Test Name Synonyms Procedure Number CPT Code
Salmonella spp. – Identification N/A  MAQ0112A N/A 
Salmonella spp. – Serotyping   Salmonellae serotyping, molecular typing MAA0005A  87077   
       
       
       
       
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Last updated November 7, 2018