Laboratory

Laboratory Question for the Week of June 7, 2021

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Why was COVID code 86328 established?

Answer:

Code 86328 was established for antibody testing using a single-step method immunoassay. This testing method typically includes a strip with all of the critical components for the assay and is appropriate for a point of care (POC) platform.

86328 Immunoassay for infectious agent antibody(ies), qualitative or semiquantitative, single step method (e.g., reagent strip); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19])

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