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Culture, Ear, External

Test Code: 4477

CPT Code(s): 87070

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).

Metholodology: Bacterial culture, aerobic routine isolation and identification procedures, antibiotic susceptibility testing when appropriate

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Culture, Aerobic and Anaerobic

Test Code: 4446

CPT Code(s): 87070, 87075, 87205

Clinical Significance: Deep wound/abscess infections are often caused by a mixture of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.

Includes Aerobic culture, Anaerobic culture and Gram stain. If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87076 and/or 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).

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Chlamydia / N. Gonorrhoeae RNA, TMA - Urine Collection

Test Code: 11363

Includes: Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Methodology: Dual Kinetic Assay (DKA) • Target Capture • Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TM)

This test was performed using the APTIMA® COMBO2 Assay (GEN-PROBE).

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Culture, Salmonella / Shigella / Campylobacter and Shiga Toxin Reflex E. Coli O157

Test Code: 32114

Includes:
  • Salmonella and Shigella, Culture
  • Campylobacter, Culture
  • Shiga Toxins, EIA with Reflex to E. coli O157, Culture

If Shiga Toxin, EIA is Detected, Escherichia coli O157, Culture will be performed at an additional charge.

If culture is "Isolated", identification will be performed at an additional charge.
Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate.

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Creatinine, Random Urine

Test code: 8459

CPT code(s): 82570

Methodology: Colorimetric • Kinetic

Reference range(s):

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