CPT® 83529, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 83529 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Chemistry Procedures.

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Code 83529 describes a chemistry test to measure the level of interleukin–6 (IL–6) in a specimen such as serum or plasma. A common lab method for this test is immunoassay, which uses an antibody/antigen reaction to measure the IL–6 level in the specimen. IL–6 is a cytokine involved in the body’s immune response and may be elevated in patients with inflammation related to infection, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, or some cancers.

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