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Acid Fast Blood Culture
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CXBLA
  • CPT Code: 87116
  • LOINC: 533-0
  • Specimen Type: blood
  • Frequency: Setup: Daily; incubate 6 weeks
  • Instructions: 10ml blood. Collect in 2 green top heparin tubes. Sent to state lab. Positive results called to physician.
  • Text: Isolate and identify mycobacteria.
  • Methodology: Continuously monitoring blood culture instrument.