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9617U: Bladder Tumor Antigen DetectR™ Print View
Bladder Tumor Antigen IA     

PRIMARY
1 Urine 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

Detection of bladder tumor antigen (BTA) in urine -- for evaluating patients with suspected bladder cancer or recurrent bladder cancer. The presence or absence of is not an absolute indicator of transitional cell cancer of the bladder. BTA in urine may also occur as a result of trauma to the bladder. Urinary tract infections or renal/bladder calculi can result in false-positive results.

Voided or catheterized urine only. Use a clean urine cup without
preservatives or fixatives. Do not use paper or foam cups. If
possible, do NOT use first morning urine void. Allow ample time
after trauma (surgery, biopsy, etc.) for recovery before collecting
sample.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86294

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.






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