CPT® 88313, Under Surgical Pathology Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 88313 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Pathology Procedures.

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The lab analyst performs the technical lab steps to stain a specimen for Group II identification, for example an iron stain or trichrome stain. A qualified provider, typically a pathologist, interprets the slide and issues a report. This code does not include staining for microorganisms, enzyme constituents, or for the antigen–antibody tests of immunochemistry or immunohistochemistry.

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