Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

LYME DIS (BORRELIA SPP) DNA, QL RT PCR, CSF/SF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2627         Geisinger Epic ID: 43788

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Synovial Fluid
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL synovial fluid; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not detected.
Additional information:
Diagnosis of Lyme disease should not rely exclusively upon the result of a PCR assay.
CPT code(s):
87801
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:
Detection of Lyme disease DNA by real-time PCR.
Methodology:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Borreliosis
Borrelia burgdorferi Infection
Quest test code 15564
LYMFLD

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday morning    
Performed stat? No
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