CPT® 82261, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 82261 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Chemistry Procedures.

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Summary

The lab analyst performs a measurement of the enzyme biotinidase, typically on a blood sample. This enzyme test is useful for the identification of a deficiency of biotinidase and also for the follow–up testing for a previously positive screen for this enzyme. Symptoms commonly seen with this disease are irritability, seizures, vomiting, and loss of appetite.

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