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20541: Culture, Yeast, with Identification Print View
Specimen Source:      
Status:      
Yeast Culture      

PRIMARY
1 Vaginal Swab-ESwab   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
2 Oral Swab-ESwab   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Vaginal Swab-Liquid Amies   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Urine   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Vag Swb-gel Amies   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Oral Swab-Liquid Amies   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)  
  Oral Swb-gel Amies   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Rectal mucosa(w/o feces   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

The significance of a yeast isolate varies with the organism identification, source, and clinical symptoms manifested. Additional identification may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106 or 87107). DNA Sequencing and Direct Probe are additional identification methods. If the organism cannot be identified by the original method or if there are multiple organisms, either may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): DNA sequencing 87153, Direct Probe 87149).

For blood and bone marrow use 5322W Culture, Fungus, Blood.
For skin, hair, or nails use 39515 Culture, Fungus, Skin, Hair
or Nails.

Rejection Criteria: Stool; sputum
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
87102

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Culture with Phenotypic, Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight






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