If culture is positive, CPT code(s): 87088 will be added with an additional charge. Identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149). Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code(s): 87181 or 87184 or 87185 or 87186).
Semi-quantitative culture techniques and conventional or rapid identification methods
Any bacterial colony count may be significant.
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