CPT® 87220, Under Tissue Examination and Culture Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 87220 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Tissue Examination and Culture Procedures.

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The lab analyst or microbiologist takes the sample specimen and adds KOH as a clearing agent. She examines the specimen for fungal forms in nail clippings, the skin, or the hair shaft.

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