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CPT Codes and LOINC Update: April 2020

The following list includes updates posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of April:

CPT Code and Test Classification Updates

Test IDTest NameUpdated
SARS2
608934
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA, Varies
CPT Code Information
4/20/2020 12:05pm
COVID
608825
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA Detection, Varies
CPT Code Information
4/20/2020 12:05pm
COVID
608825
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA Detection, Varies
CPT Code Information
4/20/2020 8:05am
COVID
608825
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA Detection, Varies
Test Classification
4/20/2020 8:05am
GLIOF
35272
1p/19q Deletion in Gliomas, FISH, Tissue
CPT Code Information
4/16/2020 8:02pm
NMS1
603542
Necrotizing Myopathy Evaluation, Serum
CPT Code Information
4/09/2020 12:06pm
RESPM
62832
Respiratory Pathogen Panel, PCR, Nasopharyngeal
CPT Code Information
4/09/2020 4:02am
PKUBS
65593
Phenylalanine and Tyrosine, Blood Spot
CPT Code Information
4/07/2020 4:04am
SUAC
83635
Succinylacetone, Blood Spot
CPT Code Information
4/07/2020 4:02am

LOINC Updates

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC®) is clinical terminology that is important for laboratory test orders and results, and is one of a suite of designated standards for use in U.S. federal government systems for the electronic exchange of clinical health information.

Mayo Clinic Laboratories systematically assigns LOINC values to its assays, as provided in the following spreadsheet.

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