CPT® 81220, Under Genetic Analysis Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 81220 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Genetic Analysis Procedures.

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Summary

The lab analyst performs the technical lab test to detect the presence of changes in the gene for cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, also known as CFTR. The test evaluates the CFTR mutations such as those identified by the American College of Medical Genetics/American College of Obstetricians guidelines most commonly associated with CF, currently a panel of 23 mutations.

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