|Collect||Sterile Screw Cap Container|
|Minimum Volume||5 mL (respiratory tract specimens) or 1 gram (non-respiratory tract specimens)|
|Remarks||Specimen must arrive in laboratory before 8:30 am for same day smear reporting.|
|Notes||Includes Direct AFB smear and mycobacterial culture. AFB Smears not performed on CSF or Body Fluid Samples.|
87206, 87116, 87015
*The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.