CPT® 87071, Under Microbiology Culture and Typing Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 87071 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Microbiology Culture and Typing Procedures.

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Summary

The lab analyst or microbiologist uses an aerobic culture technique that allows a quantitative determination of the number of bacteria in the specimen submitted. The specimen is not urine, blood, or stool.

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