CPT® 82656, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 82656 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Chemistry Procedures.

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Code 82656 describes a test for pancreatic elastase (EL–1) in a fecal specimen. A common lab method for this test is a qualitative or semi–quantitative enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Clinicians may use this test to evaluate conditions such as cystic fibrosis and pancreatic inflammation or tumors.

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