Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR (VEGF), ELISA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3244         Geisinger Epic ID: 37652

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot plasma; minimum 0.3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 48 hours. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature • Received refrigerated • Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Gross icterus

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
Cytokine levels may demontrate diurnal variation. Recommend cytokine levels be determined at same time of day for improved longitudinal comparison.
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:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 145128
VEGF

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Wendnesday. Report available: 4-9 days.    
Performed stat? No
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