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Acid Fast Stain
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AFBST
  • CPT Code: 87206
  • LOINC: 11545-1
  • Specimen Type: Sputum, bronch, fluids, tissue
  • Frequency: Setup: Daily; TAT <24 hrs, Pos results called
  • Instructions: Fresh Tissue; 1-3mL body fluid or lower respiratory secretions in sterile container. Sample submitted on swabs are suboptimal for testing.
  • Text: Screen for Mycobacteria
  • Methodology: Fluorescent stain