Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

Q FEVER (COXIELLA BURNETII)AB (IGG,M)W/REFL TITERS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2963         Geisinger Epic ID: 43003

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum in plastic, screw-cap vial; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:

 

Screen

Titer

Q Fever IgG Phase I

Negative

<1:16

Q Fever IgG Phase II

Negative

<1:16

Q Fever IgM Phase I

Negative

<1:16

Q Fever IgM Phase II

Negative

<1:16

CPT code(s):
86638 x4
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 Q Fever screen is positive, IgG or IgM Phase I or Phase II, the appropriate Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86638 per titer performed).
Methodology:
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37071, Coxiella burnetii
QFGMRF
Clinical significance:
Caused by infection with rickettsiae agent, Coxiella burnetti, Q Fever is characterized by fever with interstitial pneumonitis. Sixty percent of infected individuals are asymptomatic while other infected individuals may die from complications

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up Monday-Friday, report available 2-5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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