CULTURE, BRONCHIAL BRUSHING (BRUSHC)

Message
Includes gram stain

Test Code
LAB267

Alias/See Also
BRUSHC

CPT Codes
87070

Preferred Specimen
Bronchial brush

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Transport Container
Plastic, sterile container with 1 mL sterile water - supplied by laboratory

Transport Temperature
Room temperature; transport to lab immediately.

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Submitted in non-sterile container; insufficient volume



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.