Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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GAD65 NEUROLOGICAL SYNDROME ANTIBODY TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2335         Geisinger Epic ID: 42037

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Serum must be separated from whole blood within 48 hours of collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum must be separated from whole blood within 48 hours of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 4 months.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis. Lipemic. Turbid. Bacterial contamination.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86341
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 92414. Athena test code 422.
GAD65
Clinical significance:
Detection of GAD antibodies for PNS.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency:    
Performed stat? No
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