Culture, Bacterial Organism Identification
Specimen Collection Requirements
Submit a pure culture of the organism in suitable tube media or on sealed plate.
Incubate organism and submit growth. Source of organism is required. Indicate pertinent patient history.
Non-viable organism, mixed culture, leaking or nonsterile container
Organism dependent, 48 hours - 1 week
Organism dependent: 48 hours - 2 weeks
Biochemical, Mass spectrometry
Additional charges for identification of organisms (CPT 87077). Susceptibility tests are performed as requested; (CPT 87186, 87184, 87181, 87147).
87070, 87075, (87077, 87186, 87184, 87181, 87147 as needed)
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