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8426:
Chromosome Analysis, Amniotic Fluid

CPT Code Information Current Value

88235-Tissue culture for amniotic fluid or chorionic villus cells

88291-Interpretation and report

88299-Unlisted cytogenetic study (Refer to patient report to apply the appropriate CPT code below in place of this unlisted cytogenetic study CPT code)

Based on the total number of cells analyzed and counted, MML would recommend the following:

Chromosome analysis with 6-12 colonies, karyotypes with banding; CPT Codes 88269, 88280


CPT Code Information Value Prior to 4/17/2013 1:01pm

88235-Tissue culture for amniotic fluid

88280-Chromosome analysis; additional karyotypes, each study

88291-Interpretation and report

88299-Unlisted cytogenetic study

88261-Chromosome analysis; count 5 cells, 1 karyotype, with banding (if appropriate)

88262-Chromosome analysis; count 15-20 cells, 2 karyotypes, with banding (if appropriate)

88264-Analyze 20-25 cells (if appropriate)

88269-Chromosome analysis, amniotic fluid (if appropriate)

88285-Additional cells counted, each study (if appropriate)