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Acid Fast Culture


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
Acid Fast Culture
Alternate Names
TB Culture,Mycobacterial Culture, CUL AFB
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Supplies for Submission
Sterile Container (1)
Specimen Collection
Submit a minimum of 2.0 mL fluid.
Storage Requirements
Store/transport whole blood and bone marrow at room temperature; refrigerate all other samples.
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
CPT Code
87116, 87015