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Reference Lab Details

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Test Name:ACID FAST BACILLUS CULTURE AND SMEAR (AFB)
Specimen Requirements:
Sterile container. Test includes AFB smear and Mycobacterium culture.  Positive smear and/or cultures are called to the ordering physician.  DNA probe or PCR performed if indicated and may be billed separately.  See specimen collection for microbiology and procedures for specific specimen collection.
Volume:
Test Number:2750
LIS Mneumonic:C AFB
Lab Department:MICROBIOLOGY
CPT Code:87116
ABN Required:No
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