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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 4003

Test Synonym

  • Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)

Specimen Requirements

  • Culture- Agar Plate Or Tube


  • Sterile Plastic Conical Tube, Culture Tube


  • Ambient

CPT Codes

  • 87186
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Pure culture of bacteria to be tested Please list drug(s) to be tested.

Additional Information

  • Agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent and a swab transport inoculated with the isolate from a pure culture. Bacterium derived from cultured clinical sample. Send pure culture on maintenance media. Maintain subculture at submitting laboratory. Please list drug(s) to be tested.