Stone Analysis is used in determining the etiology of stones. The results are often useful in determining the cause and treatment.
Dry stone in sterile screw cap container.
Stones originating from sources not related to the kidney should be
air-dried, then placed in a plastic tube or a urine collection cup.
Do not use tape. Minute specimens may be placed in a gelatin capsule.
Note: Primary stone containers will be stored for 21 days only.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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.
Specimen Requirements: Preferred: Dry stone(s) collected in a sterile screw cap container Acceptable: Filtered material, dry stone (gall bladder, urinary bladder, salivary, prostate), submitted in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof, screw-capped container Transport Temperature: Room temperature