CULTURE, AFB, STERILE SITE (AFBSC)

Message
Includes AFB stain

Test Code
LAB2111

Alias/See Also
AFBSC

CPT Codes
87116, 87206

Preferred Specimen
CSF, pleural fluid, or any clinical specimen from a normally sterile site

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Instructions
Specify source and site of collection

Transport Container
Sterile container

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.