CPT® 87188, Under Antimicrobial Susceptibility Studies

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 87188 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Antimicrobial Susceptibility Studies.

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The lab analyst performs the technical steps to evaluate a culture isolate’s susceptibility, or sensitivity, to multiple antimicrobial agents, commonly called antibiotics, by observing growth of the isolate in various concentrations of each antibiotic using macrobroth dilution methods.

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