What is 88313?

88313 – Special stain including interpretation and report; Group II, all other (e.g., iron, trichrome), except stain for microorganisms, stains for enzyme constituents, or immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry.

What is the CPT code for PAS stain?

Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) w/ Diastase | Special Stain

Test Details To demostrate diastase resistant material like glycoproteins and glycolipids
Storage/Transport Conditions Room temperature (use cold packs for transport of blocks during summer months)
CPT Code(s) 88313 (glycogen); or 88314 (on snap frozen tissue)

What is special stains Group1?

Group one is for bugs. AFB,GMS,PAS, Warthin Starry, Group two is for the other stains like Trichrome, Reticulin, Oil Red O or Iron. PAS or GMS for fungus ID is 88312, but PASH and GMS in renal biopsies are 88313 because it labels something else.

Under what circumstances would you report CPT consultation codes 88321 88325?

Code 88325 Consultation, comprehensive, with review of records and specimens, with report on referred material. It’s used when patient records beyond the outside pathology report and associated slides/material are considered by the consultant to make the diagnosis.

What does CPT code 88342 mean?

Example: 88342 – Immunohistochemistry or immunocytochemistry, per specimen; initial single antibody stain procedure. CPT code 88342 is a primary procedure code and includes “per specimen” in the description. You should report it for the initial single antibody stain procedure on each separate specimen.

What is procedure code 88360?

Quantitative or semi-quantitative immunohistochemistry performed by manual techniques should be reported as CPT code 88360.

What does Procedure Code 88305 mean?

surgical pathology
The surgical pathology interpretation of this type of specimen is reported with CPT code 88305. A bone biopsy is typically performed with a different instrument and yields a larger non- cylindrical bony specimen which may include some bone marrow.

What does CPT code 88305 mean?

Procedure code 88305 (Level IV – Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination) includes different types of biopsies. Diagnosis of malignancies and inflammatory conditions frequently requires numerous biopsies of a particular organ or suspicious site.

What does CPT code 43239 mean?

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Procedures
The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 43239 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Procedures.