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Culture, Yeast with Limited Susceptibility
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**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.
If culture is positive, then Identification and Susceptibility will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106, 87186)
Culture with Phenotypic, Fluorescent Microscopy • Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight
Susceptibility testing, when appropriate, is performed using Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)
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Susceptibility testing may be performed for yeast (Candida species) and other rapidly growing yeast isolates, when therapy failures occur, when appropriate therapy is critical for successful patient outcome, when long-term therapy is necessary, and when insufficient information is available for empiric therapy judgment.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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.
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