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5779W: Fungus Culture: Yeast Screen-Whole Blood or Bone Marrow Print View
Specimen Source      
Preliminary Fungus Report CULTURE     
Fungus Culture - Final CULTURE     

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood ACD 10 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Blood Culture Bottle   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Bone Marrow ACD   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  

Assay includes the isolation and identification of yeast in culture. Aids in the diagnosis of yeast related infections.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87103

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
If culture is positive, it will reflex to #5323 Fungus ID Mould, or #5324 Fungus ID Yeast, or #5633 Fungus ID by DNA Probe (Histoplasma, Blastomyces, Coccidioides) at an additional charge. For skin, hair, or nails use 5779. All others use 5779M. There is no stain done on whole blood or bone marrow.






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