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


Sunquest Test Code:
GRALL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: GRALL         Geisinger Epic ID: 53651

Specimen type:
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Gold-top (serum separator) microcollection tube
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
One (1) full 3.5 mL gold-top serum separator tube. Aliquot also acceptable (1.0 mL minimum).
Special notes:
If collecting specimen in microcollection tubes, collect 5 FULL serum separator microcollection tubes.

Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit one (1) full 3.5 mL gold-top serum separator tube. Aliquot also acceptable (1.0 mL minimum). 
Transport temperature:
Specimen stability:
Stable seven (7) days at 2-8°C or six (6) months at -20°C.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen will be rejected if stability limit has been exceeded or if specimen is hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric.

Reference interval:
Negative/class 0
CPT code(s):
86003 X 9
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:
The following 9 allergens: (XG2) Bermuda Grass, (G3) Orchard Grass, (G4) Meadow Fescue, (G5) Perennial Rye Grass, (G6) Timothy Grass, (G8) June Grass, (XG10) Johnson Grass, (G12) Cultivated Rye Grass, (G15) Cultivated Wheat Grass
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Grass RAST panel
Clinical significance:
Many allergies are mediated by immunoglobulins of the IgE class. In vitro allergen-specific IgE tests can help the physician identify the allergen (or allergens) to which an individual is sensitive.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 10/09/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Clinical Immunoassay (CIA)
Technical Lead: Karen Delp
Frequency: Sunday, Tuesday-Friday 1st shift
Performed stat? No
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