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34118: Bacterial Identification, Aerobic Print View
Specimen Source:      
Status:      
Bacterial ID      

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Aerobic Bacteria Identification is required for selecting optimal therapy.

Stability of isolates will be determined by the laboratory. Organism
must be viable.

Specimen Requirements: Pure isolate on an agar slant in a double
walled container

Specimen Stability: Frozen Unacceptable
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87077

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
METHODOLOGY: Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization -Time Of Flight Reject Criteria: Mixed culture; anaerobic organism Additional identification method may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s), Typing by immunofluorescent method 87140, Typing by agglutination 87147, or Sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene 87153).






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