|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. AFB Culture is recommended for all specimens other than urine or rectal.|
*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.