Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TRAB (TSH RECEPTOR ANTIBODY)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3548         Geisinger Epic ID: 119764

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot at room temperature. Serum should be separated from cells within 1 hour. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 21 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis .

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520
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)
Synonyms:
TRAb, Quest code 38683
TSHRAB
Clinical significance:
Measurement of TRAb is used to diagnose and manage Graves’ disease, neonatal hypothyroidism, and postpartum thyroid dysfunction

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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