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Modified Acid Fast  

SIM

40235 

CPT

87206 

Synonyms

Nocardia Stain, Partial Acid Fast Stain 

Specimen Type

Miscellaneous 

Container

Sterile leak proof container

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

1 mL

Additional Information

 

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temp

Specimen Stability

>24 hrs Refrigerate 

Rejection Criteria

Mislabeled or misidentified specimens

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Detection of Partial Acid Fast Nocardia sp. 

Methodology

Microscopic exam  

Testing Frequency

Daily 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

1/31/2018

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