Microbiology Culture and Typing Procedures CPT® Code range 87040- 87158

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Microbiology Procedures 87040-87158 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 87040- 87158
Microbiology Culture and Typing Procedures
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