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Test Code CFRTCS AFB CULTURE & SMEAR, CF PATIENTS ONLY

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code Mayo Access ID
CFRTCS LAB2729 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen Temperature Collect Vol Submit Vol Minimum Vol
Sterile Container Respiratory Biopsy Refrigerate * * *
Sterile Container Lung Tissue Refrigerate * * *
Sterile Container Sputum Refrigerate      
Sterile Container BAL Refrigerate      
Sterile Container Broncial Washings Refrigerate      

*Submit as much tissue as possible in 2-3 mL of sterile saline.
Sample must be received within 48 hours of collection.
Sample must be sealed in a leakproof container.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / Reported when positive. Negative final at 8 weeks / AFB Smear NOT available STAT

Method

Culture

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
AFB Culture 87116
AFB Smear 87206
Concentration for Infectious Agents 87015

Testing includes culture, identification, (additional charges/CPT codes may apply) and if culture results warrant, susceptibility testing (at an additional charge) of all indicated organisms.

Instrumentation

Manual Method

Reference Range

No Mycobacterium isolated

Section

Microbiology-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Order Code LOINC

In process

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
SDES Specimen Description 31208-2
AF Acid Fast 11545-1
CULT Result 41852-5
RPT Report Status N/A