3701-49-01.1 Fees for laboratory services (variable fees).

(A) Unless exempted under paragraph (B) or (C) of rule 3701-49-01 of the Administrative Code, the director of health shall charge and collect a fee for each parameter or group of parameters in the bacteriological, chemical, or radiological analyses of environmental samples or the toxicological analysis of body fluid as set forth in this rule.

(1) Non-potable water samples

(a)

Radioactivity

COST

Gross alpha

$ 35.00

Gross alpha and beta

35.00

Uranium

100.00

Iodine 131

100.00

Strontium 90

100.00

Tritium

30.00

Computerized multichannel analyzer (CMA) (72 elements)

40.00 /hour

Gross alpha and beta (milk, soil, sediment, vegetation, etc.)

85.00

Gamma scan (water)

75.00

Gamma scan (milk)

45.00

Gamma scan (soil, sediment, vegetation, etc.)

95.00

Radium 226

150.00

Radium 228

150.00

(2) Hereditary/metabolic diseases

Newborn screen

$ 37.30 **

Hemoglobin pattern

10.00

**This fee is in addition to the fee collected pursuant to rule 3701-55-20 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Microbiology testing

(a) General bacteriology unit

Identification/confirmation

$ 30.00 *

Stool-positive

15.00

Stool-negative

12.00

Food screen

50.00

Sero group-salmonella/shigella (and type)

10.00

Sero group/type salmonella

25.00 *

Sero group/hemophilis

20.00 *

Sero group/meningitis

20.00 *

Sero group/lancefield

20.00 *

FA bordetella

12.00

B. pertussis culture

20.00

Phage type

25.00 *

Beta hemolytic streptococci

15.00

(b) Virus isolation unit

Rabies examination

$ 30.00

Stool culture-virus isolation

25.00

Swab-virus isolation

20.00

Virocult FA virus isolation (herpes)

20.00

Biopsy-virus isolation

30.00

Spinal fluid-virus isolation

25.00

Urine-virus isolation

25.00

Viral isolate-confirm/identification

40.00 *

Chlamydia

10.00

HIV EIA

6.75

HIV Western Blot

32.50

Orasure HIV EIA

5.25

Orasure HIV Western Blot

38.00

(c) Special microbiology unit

GC cultures

$ 11.02

GC smears

5.00

Botulism

40.00

Legionnaires-cultures

30.00 *

Legionnaires-FA

15.00

Mycoplasma

20.00

Ureaplasma

25.00

Campylobacter/yersinia

20.00

Stool-positive

15.00

Stool-negative

12.00

(d) Mycology/parasitology unit

Smear-parasitology

$ 10.00

Stool-parasitology

15.00

Pinworm

7.50

Mycelial identification-mycology

30.00 *

Yeast identification-mycology

30.00 *

Nocardia

30.00 *

Streptomyces

30.00 *

Sputum-mycology

25.00

Blood-mycology

20.00

Spinal fluid-mycology

20.00

Biopsy-mycology

30.00

Skin-mycology

20.00

Nails (whole)-mycology

20.00

Nails (micronized)-mycology

20.00

Hair-mycology

20.00

Environmental samples (added to identification charge)

25.00 /hour

(e) Serology unit

Cryptococcus

$ 30.00

Coccidiomycosis

30.00

Histo/blastomycosis

30.00

Histoplasmosis

30.00

Blastomycosis

30.00

Aspergillosis

30.00

Legionella

20.00

Respiratory battery

100.00

Para-influenza 1, 2, and 3

25.00

Adenovirus

20.00

Respiratory syncytial

20.00

M. pneumoniae

$ 20.00

Mumps

15.00

Rubeola

15.00

Varicella

15.00

Torch battery

45.00

Toxoplasmosis

15.00

Animal toxoplasmosis-IHA

15.00

Rubella

15.00

Cytomegalovirus

15.00

Herpes simplex

15.00

Rocky mountain spotted fever

30.00

Murine typhus

30.00

Lyme disease

30.00

Q fever

30.00

VDRL

8.50

FTA

13.25

Chlamydia

13.25

Gonorrhea

11.02

(f) Mycobacteriology

Clinical material-mycobacteriology

$ 20.00

Smear-mycobacteriology

7.50

ID-mycobacteriology

27.50 *

Drug sensitivity (mycobac.)

20.00

* exempt for pure cultures

(B) In cases when it is necessary or desirable for the department of health laboratory to perform a test that falls within one of the general categories specified in paragraph (A)(1), (A)(2), or (A)(3) of this rule, but for which no fee has been established by this rule, the director of health may establish and charge a reasonable fee for the test. A fee established under this paragraph shall remain in effect for no longer than one hundred eighty days or until a fee is established by rule of the director, whichever occurs first.

Effective: 07/29/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/10/2013 and 01/06/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.221
Rule Amplifies: 3701.22
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/1982, 8/1/85, 8/8/91 (Emer.), 10/4/91, 11/13/92, 7/12/93, 1/26/02, 11/15/04, 8/30/06, 03/28/11