Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TROPHERYMA WHIPPLEI DNA QUAL, REAL-TIME PCR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3199         Geisinger Epic ID: 49382

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine, serum, plasma CSF, or fluid
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Sterile screw-cap tube
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL urine or serum or plasma or CSF. Minimum 0.5 mL urine or 1.2 mL serum/plasma or 0.8 CSF
Special notes:
Indicate specimen type.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: Indefinitely.
Rejection criteria:
Samples in transport media. Fixative or isolator tubes. Tissue. Biopsy. Sputum, tracheal aspirate. FNA. Bone marrow aspirate. Bronchial brush. Stool.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87449
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 Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
Quest code 15109
QBLAST

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning. Report available: 1-2 days.    
Performed stat? No
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