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2360: Filaria Organism Detection Print View
Filaria Organism LM  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Smear/Slides   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s) 3 whole blood smears prepared at the bedside./// 

Diagnosis of any of the several forms of filariasis is confirmed by detection of Filiariae in the peripheral blood smear.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
87207

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
METHODOLOGY: Giemsa Stain/Light Microscopy






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