Question:

Whole-body planar and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging with labeled white blood cells were obtained for a clinical indication of “abdominal aortic graft in place, evaluate for possible infection.” What CPT code would be assigned?

Answer:

Report code 78806 for the planar whole-body imaging, and code 78807 for the SPECT imaging.

78806 Radiopharmaceutical localization of inflammatory process; whole body
78807 tomographic (SPECT)

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