Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PERIODIC FEVER SYNDROMES PANEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2831         Geisinger Epic ID: 47636

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
EDTA whole blood (preferred) OR 2 buccal swabs OR 30-40 mL oral rinse
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2-5 mL EDTA whole blood OR 2 buccal swabs OR 30-40 mL oral rinse.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81404, 81479
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:
Next Generation Sequencing
Synonyms:
GeneDx code 367
PFEVER
Clinical significance:
Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis. To assist in determining the most appropriate therapy, as the response to specific therapeutic modalities depends on the diagnosis. Recurrence risk •Carrier testing in at-risk family members. Prenatal diagnosis.

Performing Locations

GeneDx

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Turnaround Time: 3 weeks    
Performed stat? No
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