CPT® 86971, Under Transfusion Medicine Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 86971 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Transfusion Medicine Procedures.

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Summary

The lab analyst incubates red blood cells, called RBCs, with an enzyme, which is a protein that hastens biochemical reactions, to prepare the RBCs for further tests such as RBC antibody screen or compatibility testing.

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