Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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RECOMBX(R) HU AUTOANTIBODY TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2990         Geisinger Epic ID: 45097

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or CSF
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum collected in plain, non-serum separator(preferred) or serum-separator tube (also acceptable) OR CSF collected in a sterile, leak-proof container; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
See specimen processing notes.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum must be separated within 48 hours of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 28 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520
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:
RECOMBXTM HU AUTOANTIBODY
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Western Blot
Synonyms:
Quest test code 94610, Athena test code 4682
HUAAB

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up Monday-Friday a.m.; report available 3-5 days    
Performed stat? No
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