Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

E HISTOLYTICA IGG AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
EMEB      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86753.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 17625

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.25 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86753
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 34278

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Wednesday, Saturday morning. Report available: 1-4 days.    
Performed stat? No
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