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90249: Histoplasma Capsulatum Dna, Real-time Pcr Print View
Source      
Histoplasma capsulatum DNA RT-PCR     

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Tissue   Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  CSF 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Bronchial Alveolar Lavage   Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Urine   Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 5 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

To aid in the diagnosis of histoplasmosis pulmonary infection and disseminated disease.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87798

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
**This test is not available for New York patient testing.** Transport Temperature: Whole blood: Refrigerated BAL, CSF, Urine, Tissue: Frozen Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)






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