Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MYELIN ASSOC GLYCO AB W/REFLEX MAG SGPG/AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
MAGRFL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84181.02         Geisinger Epic ID: 38642

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL serum.
Special notes:
Serum separator tubes unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated (cold packs): 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Serum separator tubes unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
84181, 83520 x2 (if positive)
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.
Test includes:
If the MAG Ab IgM, WB, result is positive, then both MAG-SGPG Ab (IgM), EIA, and MAG Ab (IgM), EIA, will be performed at an additional charge
Methodology:
Western Blot
Synonyms:
Quest test code 10063
Clinical significance:
MAG, Western Blot with Reflexes, is useful in detecting antibodies associated with autoimmune peripheral neuropathy.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday night    
Performed stat? No
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