BODY FLUID PROFILE W/ DIFF without Cytology

Synonyms:

LIS Mnemonic: BFP
Department: HEMATOLOGY
Container: LAVENDER (potassium EDTA)
Transport: Deliver to lab within one hour of collection.
CPT-4: 89051
Comments: Use for body fluids, I.e. pleural, thoracentesis, peritoneal, etc. Methodology: Coulter principle and microscopic examination.

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.