Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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PERIPROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTION PANEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3519         Geisinger Epic ID: 95700

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Synovial fluid
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL synovial fluid, minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Specimen source is required. Orthopaedics must complete and send CD Diagnostics paper requisition with specimen to Referred testing.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded, improper collection container.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86140, 84311, 83516
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:
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Synonyms:
Synovasure, Alpha defensin, PJI
PJI

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CD Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday    
Performed stat? No
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