Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1769         Geisinger Epic ID: 56508

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1.5 mL serum; minimum 1 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 21 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis. Specimen exceeded stability.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520, 86255
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:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 93875
PLA2R
Clinical significance:
Distinguishing primary from secondary membranous nephropathy

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Report available: 3-5 days    
Performed stat? No
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