Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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


Sunquest Test Code:
EVRNA      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 87498         Geisinger Epic ID: 34231

Specimen type:
CSF (preferred). Plasma, serum, stool, and lesion, rectal, or throat swab also acceptable.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Viral/Chlamydia transport (M4 Transport)
Sterile specimen container
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
0.7 mL(min 0.3 mL) CSF in sterile container (preferred). 0.7 mL (mins 0.3 mL) serum from red-top tube or plasma from EDTA tube, 1g (min 0.5 g) stool in sterile container and lesion/rectal/throat wwab in VCM or M4 Transport also acceptable.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

Specimen processing instructions:
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Stool samples must be sent frozen. 
Transport temperature:
CSF, serum, plasma or swab: Refrigerated. Stool: Frozen.
Specimen stability:
CSF, Serum, Plasma: Room temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Stool: Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Swab: Room temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Received past stability, swab received frozen, stool received thawed.

Reference interval:
Not detected.
CPT code(s):
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:
Enterovirus RNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Quest test code 15082X

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Sunday morning    
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