Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI) Probe

Test Code
7149

CPT Codes
87560

Preferred Specimen
Pure culture of isolate, submitted on Lowenstein-Jensen or Middlebrook agar slant, safely contained

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: Not established
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology
DNA Probe

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon, Wed, Fri p.m.; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
Not applicable

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.