CPT® 88235, Under Cytogenetic Studies

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 88235 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cytogenetic Studies.

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The lab analyst prepares a tissue culture for nonneoplastic disorders using amniotic fluid or chorionic villus cells. In this process, fetal cells in amniotic fluid, which is fluid surrounding the developing fetus, and in the chorionic villi, which are the tiny projections on the outer layer of the fetal sac, multiply in a tissue culture for subsequent use in chromosome analysis.

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