Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

BRUCELLA ANTIBODIES (IGG, IGM), EIA WITH REFLEX TO AGGLUTINATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1033         Geisinger Epic ID: 52057

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:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed. Grossly lipemic. Grossly icteric sample.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Admin
CPT code(s):
86622 (x2)
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:
Brucella IgG, Brucella IgM
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 91068, Bruc AB G/M
Clinical significance:
Detection of antibodies to Brucella sp. Usually indicates recent or past exposure to the organism.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon, Thurs a.m.; Report available: 2-5 days    
Performed stat? No
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