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92209: Culture, Yeast, with Identification and Susceptibility Print View
Specimen Source:      
Status:      
Yeast Culture      

PRIMARY
1 Oral Swab-ESwab   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Throat Swab-Eswab   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
  Vaginal Swab-ESwab   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)  

The significance of a yeast isolate varies with the organism identification, source, and clinical symptoms manifested.

For blood and bone marrow use 5322W Culture, Fungus, Blood. For skin,
hair, or nails use 39515 Culture, Fungus, Skin, Hair or Nails.
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
Specimen Requirements: Oral swab, throat swab or vaginal swab collected in ESwab Mini-tip Transport System (blue-cap) Reject Criteria: Stool, sputum Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Culture with Phenotypic, Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Susceptibility will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87186). Additional identification may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106). 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).






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