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HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody, Fourth Generation with Reflex

Test Code: 91431

CPT Code(s): 87389

Includes: If HIV Antigen and Antibody, 4th Generation Screen is Repeatedly Reactive, HIV-1/2 Antibody Differentiation will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86701, 86702).
If HIV-1/2 Antibody Differentiation is Indeterminate or Negative, HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative, TMA will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87535).

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Reference Range(s): HIV Ag/Ab, 4th Generation - Non-Reactive

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Culture, Throat

Test code: 394

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).

Methodology: Bacterial culture, Aerobic routine isolation and Identification procedures; Antibiotic susceptibility testing (when appropriate)

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Culture, Nasopharyngeal / Nasal

Test Code: 4482

CPT Code(s): 87070

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

Methodology: Bacteriologic culture. Aerobic includes routine isolation and identification procedures. Antibiotic susceptibility testing when appropriate.

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Culture, Genital

Test code: 4558

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: 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).

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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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Influenza Type A and B and RSV RNA, Qualitative, Real-Time RT-PCR

Test code: 16086

CPT code(s): 87631

Methodology: Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)

Reference range(s): Not detected

Alternative name(s): Flu A/B,RSV, Influenza virus A/B RNA, QL Real Time PCR

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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, PCR

Test Code: 17656

CPT Code(s): 87641

Mehodolgy: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reference Range(s): Not detected

Clinical Significance: This assay is used to detect the presence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA in a patient's nasal swab specimen. The use of real-time PCR to detect the presence of MRSA DNA in clinical specimens allows for rapid patient testing.

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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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