Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

RI ANTIBODY SCREEN W/REFLEX TO TITER & WB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2748         Geisinger Epic ID: 35843

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL (minimum 0.3 mL) serum
Patient preparation:
A 12-hour fasting specimen is preferred.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 21 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Ri Ab Screen,IFA Negative Ri Ab,WB Negative Ri Ab,Titer <1:4
CPT code(s):
86255
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:
Indirect Immunofluorescence
Western Blot
Synonyms:
Neuronal Nuclear (Ri) Antibody
Quest test code 10140
RIAB
Clinical significance:
Anti-Ri can be detected in patients with the paraneoplastic opsoclonus/myoclonus syndrome. Neoplasms most often associated with Anti-Ri include breast cancer, gynecological cancers, and small cell lung cancer.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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