CPT® 87209, Under Primary Source Smear Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 87209 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Primary Source Smear Procedures.

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The lab analyst performs and evaluates a complex special stain from a primary source specimen, such as stool, to look for parasite eggs, or ova, and parasites, which are organisms that live in or on a host organism and derive nutrients from the host. 

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