Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PROTEIN TOTAL AND PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS, CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2224         Geisinger Epic ID: 23557

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Cerebrospinal fluid
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
6 mL CSF; minimum 3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 2 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
84166, 84157
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:
CSF protein electrophoresis.
Methodology:
Electrophoresis
Synonyms:
EPG CSF

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday morning    
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