|All PPM tests||Count each specimen as one test.|
|Urinalysis dipstick (Non-waived)||Count as one test, regardless of the number of reagent pads on the test strip.|
|Urine Microscopic||Count each specimen as one test.
|Chemistry Tests and Profiles||Count each test individually, even if performed as part of a profile. Do not count calculated results such as A/G & BUN/creatinine ratios, osmolality, etc.
|Allergens||Count each allergen as one test.|
|CBC||Count each measured CBC parameter (WBC/RBC/platelet/hemoglobin/MCV) individually. Do not count calculated results such as automated hematocrit, indices, etc.|
|Manual or automated WBC differentials||Count manual or automated WBC differentials as one test, regardless of the number of parameters reported.|
|Immunohematology tests||Count each individual immunohematology test (ABO, Rh, antibody screen, antibody identification, crossmatch or other immunohematology test) as one test each.|
|Cultures||Count each culture type as one, regardless of the extent of identification. (e.g., If a sputum specimen is provided for routine culture, gram stain, AFB smear and culture, and a mycology culture, it counts as five tests.|
|Antimicrobial susceptibility tests||Count each test as one, regardless of the number of disks.|
|Direct parasite smear/concentration||Count each specimen as one test.|
|Trichrome stains, etc.||Count each specimen as one test.|
|Pathology and Cytology||Count each specimen as one test.|