Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

RETICULIN IGA SCREEN WITH REFLEX TO TITER

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1014         Geisinger Epic ID: 51981

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.1 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. .Frozen: 30 days
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis. Grossly lipemic.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
If Reticulin Antibody (IgA) Screen is Positive, Reticulin (IgA) Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86256).
CPT code(s):
86255
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.
Test includes:
Reticulin IgA Screen
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37520, Reticu IgA
Clinical significance:
Anti-Reticulin IgA occurs most frequently in patients with gluten sensitive enteropathy, i.e. celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Fri a.m.; Report available: Next day    
Performed stat? No
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