Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

NEUROMYOTONIA EVALUATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
NEURMY      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: NEURMY         Geisinger Epic ID: 45230

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Aliquot and separate serum from cells within 48 hours. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis, Icteric, Lipemia, Turbid, Bacterial contamination.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83519, 86255
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:
CASPR2 antibody test, VGKC antibody test.
Methodology:
Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Athena test code 4727, Quest client-specific code 92822

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday, Thursday a.m., report available: 7-10 days.    
Performed stat? No
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