D-DIMER (Main Lab and Malta Med Lab)

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LIS Mnemonic: D-DIMER
Department: HEMATOLOGY
Container: Plasma (Sodium Citrate - Blue Top)
Transport: Room temperature within 4 hours or freeze plasma.
CPT-4: 85379
Comments: Exact amount of blood required. Main Lab Methodology: immunoturbidimetric assay.

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.