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S51521: Tropheryma whipplei (Whipple's) DNA, Qualitative, PCR (46500) Print View
Source      
Tropheryma whipplei PCR  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Tissue 1 (1) g   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood EDTA 1 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 1 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  CSF 1 (1) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Tropheryma whipplei is the cause of Whipple's disease, a bacterial infection that can affect any system of the body, but occurs most often in the small intestine. Real-Time PCR is a highly sensitive and specific method to detect the presence of T. whipplei DNA in clinical specimens.
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 approved for New York patient testing.






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