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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis FEIA Panel II

Test Code: 401749P

Cpt Code:

86001 (x8)

Clinical Utility

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a diffuse inflammation of the peripheral airways of the lung. It is caused by repeated inhalation of a variety of organic dust allergens including animal and vegetable products, fungi and bacteria. Frequently the etiologic agents are associated with the patient's occupational environment.

Procedure

see individual test information

Turnaround Time

2-3 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

serum - 0.6 mL serum, ambient, frozen or refrigerated, no special shipping requirements

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor-IBT's interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for general informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor-IBT assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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