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5712: Aerobic Susceptibility: Streptococcus pneumoniae MIC Panel Print View
Cefotaxime MIC MICBROTH DIL     
Ceftriaxone MIC MICBROTH DIL     
Cefuroxime MIC MICBROTH DIL     
Chloramphenicol MIC MICBROTH DIL     
Erythromycin MIC BROTH DIL     
Ofloxacin MIC BROTH DIL     
Penicillin G MIC E TEST     
Tetracycline MIC BROTH DIL     
Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole MIC MICBROTH DIL     
Vancomycin MIC BROTH DIL     

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s) See COLLECTIONS INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

See "Guidelines for Shipping Infectious Substances".
Specify antimicrobial(s) to be tested and those used to treat
patient.
To prepare isolate:
1. Culture on a blood agar slant or appropriate bacteriological
media. Wrap Parafilm around the screw cap or plate and wrap tube
in paper towel to protect the glass tube from breaking inside
the outer container or wrap plate and transport in cardboard box.
2. Place the properly labeled tube or plate into appropriate
sized container. On the outer container affix a label
"Etiologic Agent/Biomedical Material."
3. Ship specimen by overnight courier (following
courier regulations) at ambient temperature.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87186

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
CPT Code: 87186 Panel contains: Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone, Cefuroxime, Chloramphenicol, Erythromycin, Ofloxacin, Penicillin, Tetracycline, Vancomycin, and Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole.






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