Cell Enumeration &ID

CPT code 86152 is used for the enumeration and identification of cellular components within various biological specimens.


CPT code:



Category I


Comprehensive Pathology and Laboratory CPT Codes





This code plays a crucial role in the realm of immunology by enabling the quantification and characterization of specific cell types. The procedure involves a comprehensive analysis that facilitates the identification and classification of these cells, offering invaluable insights for medical diagnosis, ongoing monitoring, and effective management of a wide range of conditions. Specifically, it is employed for the quantitative detection of rheumatoid factor present in the blood, which is particularly helpful in the diagnosis and monitoring of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Clinically, this code serves as a cornerstone in the assessment of autoimmune diseases, making it an indispensable tool for healthcare professionals in their clinical decision-making processes.

Under what category does Cell Enumeration &ID fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Cell Enumeration &ID?

Per test performed


Modifiers can be applied to convey additional information about the test, such as the methodology used or specific clinical circumstances.

Clinical use

This code is used for the quantitative detection of rheumatoid factor in the blood. It aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of autoimmune diseases, especially rheumatoid arthritis.


Proper documentation includes the reason for the test, patient particulars, date of service, and specific test results. The precise documentation of patient records is paramount for effective medical care.

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