Aerobic Bacterial Culture
- Culture, Bacterial, General, Aerobic
- Routine Culture, Abscess
Isolation and identification (additional CPT codes) of potential aerobic pathogens and drug susceptibility tests (additional charge). Gram stain (additional test) is recommended. CPT coding for microbiology and virology procedures often cannot be determined before the culture is performed. Requests with only a written order and no test number indicated will be processed according to Default Testing for Routine Microbiology.