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m pneumoniae culture
Synonyms: Culture, Mycoplasma pneumoniae; PPLO Culture 
Computer Code: (RMPC)
Specimen Collection: Collect throat swabs, sputum, bronchial washings, lung tissue, tracheal aspiration. Do not use wooden shaft swabs. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain entire specimen refrigerated. *Place specimen in viral transport media. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:  
Routine TAT: 14 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87109 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/22/2014
Time: 22:34:28 (24hr)