CPT® 82626, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 82626 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Chemistry Procedures.

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The lab analyst performs an analysis of dehydroepiandrosterone, known as an unconjugated form of DHEA. It is a major precursor of 17–ketosteroids, which the body forms when it breaks down certain hormones. Lab analysts commonly perform the test on a serum specimen. Clinicians primarily use the testing to determine adrenal gland function.

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