Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

HIV-1 RNA, QUANT, REAL-TIME PCR, CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
HIV1RC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: HIV1RC         Geisinger Epic ID: 54898

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
3 mL frozen CSF, lminium 1.1 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Frozen
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 35 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87536
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:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16186

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday-Saturday a.m.; Report available 3-5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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