- Clinical Guidance for PFAS from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, July 2022. Highlights | Full report
- What is this resource? The CDC/ATSDR asked the National Academies of Science for a science review of their 2019 interim clinical guidance for PFAS. The National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) completed that review in 2022 with a consensus report. CDC is reviewing the recommendations and plans to update their 2019 clinical guidance as appropriate.
- An Overview of the Science and Guidance for Clinicians on PFAS, ATSDR 2019
- PFAS Resources and Consultations and Services, UW, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit
- Community Stress Resource Center, ATSDR
- Talking to Your Doctor About Exposure to PFAS, ATSDR
- Additional Resources for Health Professionals, ATSDR
- PFAS—REACH project resources
- Clinician FAQ, ASTHO
Laboratory Testing for PFAS in Serum
We surveyed major companies that serve the WA state health insurance market and learned most will cover the PFAS serum test when ordered by a clinician and processed by a clinical lab. See Survey results (PDF). The most widely accepted insurance codes for the PFAS serum test are billing code CPT 82542 and diagnosis codes ICD-10 Z77.11 “Contact with and (suspected) exposure to environmental pollution” or ICD-10 Z77.111 “Contact with and (suspected) exposure to water pollution”.
- Quest Diagnostics is the only clinical lab offering this service in WA. Quest Diagnostics test code 12789 (16 PFAS analytes).
- Some Environmental labs can process individual clinical samples but won’t accept health insurance. Patients must pay out-of-pocket. Eurofins, Sacramento, CA (46 PFAS analytes).