Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TOXOPLASMA GONDII DNA, QUANTITATIVE REAL-TIME PCR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3533         Geisinger Epic ID: 121976

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF or eye fluid
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL (minimum 0.3 mL) CSF or eye fluid (minimum 0.2 mL).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87799
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:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 19725
TOXPCR

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily. Report available: Next day.    
Performed stat? No
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