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Culture- Bacterial, Body Fluid (Quantitative)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Culture,Misc Body Fluid,Quant Standard microbiologic culture media and techniques
CMI, Microbiology

Battery Members

Quantitative aerobic culture, quantitative anaerobic culture

Specimen Requirements

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Not received within specified time frame

Comments

Used to evaluate overgrowth of upper GI tract with lower tract organisms.

CPT Code

  • 87071
  • 87073