Infectious Agent Antigen Detection CPT® Code range 87260- 87899

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Microbiology Procedures 87260-87899 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 87260- 87899
Infectious Agent Antigen Detection
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December 31, 1969
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December 31, 1969
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December 31, 1969
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December 31, 1969
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