Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MANNA-BINDING LECTIN PATHWAY FUNCTION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PVMBL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: PVMBL         Geisinger Epic ID: 35058

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum at room temperature

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
If samples are held longer than one week, freeze and ship. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 4 weeks. Refrigerated: 4 weeks. Frozen: >4 weeks.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolyzed, hyperlipemic or heat-treated samples are unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
86161
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.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
MBL protein
Clinical significance:
MBL is an oligomeric protein that is a key component in the body’s innate immune system and is believed to be important in the body’s defense against many invading microorganisms.

Performing Locations

Viracor-IBT Laboratories

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency:    
Performed stat? No
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