Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

POLIOVIRUS (TYPES 1, 3) ANTIBODIES, NEUTRALIZATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2872         Geisinger Epic ID: 43772

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Polio 1 Titer <1:8 titer
Polio 3 Titer <1:8 titer
CPT code(s):
86382 x2
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:
Poliovirus types 1 and 3.
Methodology:
Tissue Culture/Neutralization
Synonyms:
Quest test code 94106
POLAB
Clinical significance:
This sensitive procedure is recommended for vaccine response testing and type-specific serodiagnosis of recent poliovirus infection. It can also serve as an aid for diagnosing immune deficiency disorders.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday, Thursday a.m.; Report available: 2-7 days    
Performed stat? No
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