LIVER BIOPSY, TOTAL IRON CONTENT

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TOTAL IRON CONTENT

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Department: PATHOLOGY
Container: Metal free container (obtained from Pathology). No fixative.
Transport: Specimen is sent to reference laboratory.
CPT-4: 83540
Comments: Pathology is notified prior to procedure. Minimum of 2 mg fresh tissue.

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.