Mycobacterium ID, TB/MAI Probes, Sensitivity on All

Test Code
900930

CPT Codes
87555, 87560

Includes
Probe for TB Complex; Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI) Probe

This test may reflex to the following tests:
Susceptibility Panel, Mycobacterium
Mycobacterium avium Complex, MIC Panel (performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease)
Mycobacteria Identification
Mycobacterium Slow Grower MIC (performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease)
Antimicrobial Susceptibiity, AFB, Rapid Grower, MIC (performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease)
Antimicrobial Susceptibility, Nocardia/Aerobic Actinomycetes (performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease)

Preferred Specimen
See the individual tests for specimen requirements and stabilities.

Instructions
If positive for Mycobacterium, this test progresses to an identification at an additional charge. If an isolate is identified, then sensitivity testing will be performed at an additional charge.

Methodology
DNA Probe

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon, Wed, Fri a.m.; Report available: 50 days

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.