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GIARDIA ANTIBODY, IFA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2352         Geisinger Epic ID: 7435

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.3 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
G. lamblia Ab < 1:16
CPT code(s):
86674
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:
Giardia lamblia antibodies.
Methodology:
Indirect Immunofluorescence
Synonyms:
Giardia Lamblia Antibodies, GIARDI
Quest test code 69402

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
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