Acid Fast Blood Culture


CPT code: 87116
LOINC: 533-0
Specimen Type: blood
Frequency: Setup: Daily; incubate 6 weeks
Instructions: 5-10ml blood. Collect in 2 green top heparin tubes. Sent to state lab within 7 days of collection.
Text: Isolate and identify mycobacteria.
Methodology: Performed by KDHE lab

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