CPT® 0229U, Under Proprietary Laboratory Analyses

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 0229U 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 0229U for Colvera® from ColveraClinical Genomics Pathology Inc. The test uses a blood specimen from a patient who has been treated for colorectal cancer to analyze for BCAT1 and IKZF1, two methylated (silenced) genes associated with colorectal tumor tissue. Clinicians may use the findings to evaluate the presence of residual disease or monitor for recurrent cancer.

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