CPT® 82240, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 82240 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Chemistry Procedures.

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Summary

The lab analyst measures the level of cholylglycine, typically in serum. Cholylglycine is a glycine conjugate of cholic acid, meaning the two substances join together. Cholylglycine is a fractional part of the total bile acids, which acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed in the process.

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