Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

HYPER PNEUMONITIS AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
HPNAB      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: HPNAB         Geisinger Epic ID: 23556

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow blood to clot at room temperature. Transfer serum specimens to clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Transport on refrigerant coolant or frozen. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: Not established. Refrigerated: 3 days. Frozen: 6 months (-20°).

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
None detected.
CPT code(s):
86331, 86606 x 3, 86671, 86609 x2
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Thermoactinomyces vulgaris (antigen 1), Aspergillus fumigatus (soluble antigen 1), A. niger, A. flavus, Aureobasidium pullulans, and pigeon serum.
Methodology:
Immunodiffusion
Synonyms:
HYPERSENSITIVITY PNEUMONITIS AB
Quest test code 1682

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday afternoon    
Performed stat? No
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