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GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2812         Geisinger Epic ID: 31831

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

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL aliquot of serum. 
Transport temperature:
Ship refrigerated only.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Lipemic or grossly hemolyzed specimens will be rejected.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
< or = 20.0 Units: Negative.
20.1-24.9 Units: Equivocal.
> or = 25.0 Units: Positive
CPT code(s):
83516
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:
Antibody detection.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
APCA, GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODY
GPCAB

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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