CPT Code for CD4/CD8

Bessie Kam bkam at dls.queens.org
Mon Sep 11 14:18:38 EST 2000


I was just wondering what CPT code flow cytometrists were using for
CD4/CD8,CD3 with or without CD19 and CD56 and/or CD16.

Are you CPT coding the CD4 part with 86359 and 86360 (or just 86360) and
the CD19 and NK with 88180
OR are you coding all with 88180?

I am not real sure if the 86359 and 86360 were meant for methods other than
flow or if people doing the procedure by flow were using those codes also.

Thank you,
Bessie
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