CPT® 87184, Under Antimicrobial Susceptibility Studies

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 87184 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Antimicrobial Susceptibility Studies.

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Summary

The lab analyst performs the technical steps to evaluate a culture isolate’s susceptibility, or sensitivity, to up to 12 specific antimicrobial agents, commonly called antibiotics, by placing disks containing each agent on an agar plate inoculated with the culture isolate.

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