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not easily decolorized by acid solutions

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b) Microbiology codes include COSTAR (coding system for automated ambulatory-patient records [10]) or ICD-9CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision Clinical Modification) procedure codes for acid fast bacilli smear, culture and sensitivities and microscopy examination of sputum.
Special stains for acid fast bacilli and fungal organisms were negative.