Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ALPHA-GLOBIN GENE DELETION OR DUPLICATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1714         Geisinger Epic ID: 39170

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood (preferred) or amniotic fluid
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL green/black top lithium heparin tube
Specimen required:
5 mL whole blood (preferred) or 20 mL amniotic fluid; minimum 5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 days.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen and referigerated specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81269
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:
Capillary Electrophoresis
Multiplex Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Alpha globin gene analysis panel
Quest test code 16124X
AGGD

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency:    
Performed stat? No
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