CULTURE, AFB BLOOD (BAFB)

Message
Includes AFB stain

Test Code
LAB246

Alias/See Also
BAFB

CPT Codes
87015, 87116, 87206

Preferred Specimen
4 mL whole blood

Transport Container
Plain green top

Transport Temperature
Room temperature



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.