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Test ID: CTBID    
Culture Referred for Identification, Mycobacterium and Nocardia

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This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Medical Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

Culture Referred for Identification, Mycobacterium

87158-Identification of mycobacteria by other methods (if appropriate)

87118 -Id MALDI-TOF Mass Spec AFB (if appropriate)

87153-Mycobacteria Identification by Sequencing (if appropriate)

87150-Mycobacteria Probe Ident, Solid (if appropriate)

87150-Mycobacteria Probe Ident, Broth (if appropriate)

87150-Id, Mtb Speciation, PCR (if appropriate)

LOINC® Code Information Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and result codes of this test.

Test IDTest Order NameOrder LOINC Code
CTBIDCulture Referred for Identification, Mycobacterium and Nocardia543-9


Result IDTest Result NameResult LOINC Code
CTBIDCulture Refer for ID, Mycobacterium543-9

LOINC and CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.