Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE ANTIGENS, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3031         Geisinger Epic ID: 46314

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Unpreserved random urine.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
3 mL of an unpreserved random urine, submitted in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof container. 0.5mL minimum

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not detected.
CPT code(s):
87899
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:
STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE ANTIGENS, URINE.
Methodology:
Immunochromatography
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16786
SPAGU

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts. Report available next day.    
Performed stat? No
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