Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODY, ELISA

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 aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
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
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:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
APCA, GASTRIC PARIETAL CELL ANTIBODY
GPCAB, QUEST TEST CODE 15114
Clinical significance:
Used in the diagnosis of pernicious anemia.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Tuesday, Thrusday, Saturday. Report available: 1-4 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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