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  AFB W/SUSC(I)

Setup Times:

Daily 

Report Times:

Smear/24hrs;Negative culture/8 weeks 

Frequency:

As Needed 

Specimen Type:

Any appropriate source 

Min Volume:

1.0 

Methodology:

Conventional/Bactec MGIT 

Shipping Temp:

Refrigerated 

Performed at:

HCCL

Handling Info:

Collect 1st morning specimens for sputum,body fluids,tissues and wound swabs also. Submit Blood for AFB culture in SPS tube. ONLY COLLECT & SUBMIT ONE SPECIMEN

CPT Information:

 

Additional Info:

 

RESULT CODES

CodeNameUnitsLoinc
23005 Specimen #   
23008 Source   
23012 AFB Stain   
23050 Culture Status   
23051 Culture Status   
23061 Culture Report   
23062 Culture Report   
23063 Culture Report   
23064 Culture Report   
23065 Culture Report   
28001 Org #1   
28621 ETHAMBUTOL 5.0   
28671 ISONIAZID 0.1   
29041 STREPTOMYCIN 1.0   
29061 PYRAZINAMIDE 100   
29071 RIFAMPIN 1.0