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culture, bacterial, mycobacteria with fast track molecular probe
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: (FTAFB)
Specimen Collection: 10 mL sputum, bronch lavage or brush. 
Minimum Volume: 5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: NA 
Reference Values: Negative. Fast track testing is only available on respiratory specimens that are smear positive for AFB. Testing of any other specimen must be approved by NYSDOH.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MICRO
Test Frequency: M-F 
Routine TAT: 2 days 56 days for culture follow-up 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): NA 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/23/2014
Time: 20:13:59 (24hr)