CPT® 81266, Under Genetic Analysis Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 81266 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Genetic Analysis Procedures.

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In addition to the 81265 service, the lab analyst performs the technical lab test to evaluate Short Tandem Repeat, or STR, markers to compare genetic similarity in the patient and an additional specimen beyond the first comparative specimen, such as a second cord blood donor or a third infant for multiple–birth zygosity testing.

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