Test ID: CXFLD
CPT code: 87070
Specimen Type: Fluid, specify source
Frequency: Setup: Daily; TAT 1-4 days
Instructions: Aspirate with needle and syringe. Transfer to sterile screw-cap
container and ship on cold pack or leave in syringe with dead end cap.
Text: ID and susceptibility are performed on all significant isolates.
Methodology: Routine plate culture