Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ALPHA-GALACTOSIDASE, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
ALGAL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: ALGAL         Geisinger Epic ID: 46502

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 0.2 mL
Special notes:
Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 48 hours. Frozen -20° C: 14 days. Frozen -70° C: 60 days
Rejection criteria:
Specimen received at room temperature.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82657
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:
Fluorometric
Synonyms:
Quest test code 83692
Clinical significance:
Helpful in the diagnosis of Fabry's disease.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday a.m. Report availble in 9 days.    
Performed stat? No
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