Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CV2 AUTO-ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CV2AAB      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84182.03         Geisinger Epic ID: 35846

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (prefefred) or CSF (also acceptable)
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Sterile screw-cap tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum (preferred) or sterile CSF (also acceptable); minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the requisition form. Serum must be separated from cells within 48 hours of collection. Specimen collected in serum separator tube (SST) NOT acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum must be separated from cells within 48 hours of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Specimen collected in serum separator tube.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative.
CPT code(s):
83520
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:
Automated Nanoliter Scale Immunoassay
Synonyms:
CRMP-5,CRMS, Quest test code 4681

Performing Locations

Athena

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up Monday-Friday. Report availble 3-5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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