For YourSwab™ (BD ESwab) collection: Transfer collected specimen into the vial, making sure that the sample is in contact with the transport media.
CAN ONLY BE ORDERED WITH WOUND (855) OR MISC (856) CULTURES
Aspirated material is the optimal specimen for the isolation of anaerobes. Vaginal and superficial specimens are not acceptable for anaerobes.
To detect a bacterial infection, to determine which specific bacteria are present, and to isolate and grow the bacteria for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing.
87075. Additional CPT codes may be charged for bacterial identification and susceptibility testing as warranted.