CPT® 84450, Under Chemistry Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 84450 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 the technical lab test, typically using serum or plasma, to quantitate the enzyme aspartate amino transferase, or AST, also called SGOT, serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase. He uses laboratory chemistry analyzers. AST levels increase in several clinical conditions, such as hepatitis, renal disease, and muscle disease.

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