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chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis culture & smear
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: CPDCS
Specimen Collection: Secure port of entry and send entire effluent bag to laboratory. 
Minimum Volume: 50 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport at room temperature within 24 hours. 
Reference Values: No growth. Any organism may be considered a pathogen.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MICRO
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: Neg: 5 days Pos: 2-5 days 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 87070, 87205 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 14, 52
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/21/2014
Time: 08:01:38 (24hr)