Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

VENEREAL DISEASE CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
VDCSF      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86592.03         Geisinger Epic ID: 29339

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL CSF; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred).
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis, lipemia.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Nonreactive.
Interpretation guide:
Positive results are indicative of neuruosyphilis.
CPT code(s):
86592
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:
Venereal disease in CSF.
Methodology:
Slide Micro Flocculation
Synonyms:
VDRL, CSF
VDRL, Qualitative
Quest test code 7244

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday, morning and night    
Performed stat? No
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