Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CAVEOLIN 3 DNA SEQUENCING

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CAV3DN      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: CAV3DN         Geisinger Epic ID: 35853

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
15 mL (minimum 7 mL) whole blood in EDTA tube.
Special notes:
Specimens can be collected Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and must be recieved in the referred testing areas of GMC or GWV before 3:00pm on the day of collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Samples must be sent out on the day of collection and received at reference lab within 24 hours 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 72 hours. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
81404
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:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
DNA Sequencing
Synonyms:
Quest test code 900598

Performing Locations

Athena

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning TAT 4-6 weeks.    
Performed stat? No
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