Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CYSTICERCUS IGG AB, WESTERN BLOT, CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CYSTGC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: CYSTGC         Geisinger Epic ID: 54897

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL CSF; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86682
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:
Western Blot
Synonyms:
Quest test code 119144

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up Monday, Thursday, a.m. Report available 2-5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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