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CPT/ HCPCS Code Laboratory Code Long Descriptor – COVID-19 Related Codes U0001 CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel U0002 2019-nCoV Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV (COVID-19), any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets), non-CDC) U0003 Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]), 2 amplified …

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Viral Testing – Nucleic Acid (RT-PCR) Test

Respiratory sampling for current/active infection Molecular detection of genetic material of SARS-CoV-2 virus Technically involved and tedious methodology (home-brew vs. FDA Kits) Results are highly accurate, but dependent on quality of the laboratory’