CPT® 0151U, Under Proprietary Laboratory Analyses

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 0151U as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Proprietary Laboratory Analyses.

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Summary

This is a Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) code, meaning that the code applies to only one unique lab test made by a specific manufacturer or performed by a specific lab. Report 0151U for the BioFire® FilmArray® Pneumonia Panel from BioFire® Diagnostics, which uses real–time semi–quantitative PCR  of bronchoalveolar lavage, sputum, or endotracheal aspirate for rapid detection of 33 viruses and bacteria targets and antibiotic resistance genes with semi–quantitative results for 15 bacteria, which helps determine if the organism is causing disease or not.

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