Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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EGG COMPONENT PANEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1034         Geisinger Epic ID: 52061

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 0.3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
860008 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:
Ovalbumin (f232) IgE and Ovomucoid (f233) IgE
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 91372, Egg Componen
Clinical significance:
For use in the identification and severity of which specific egg protein a patient is allergic. This knowledge enables the clinician and the patient to make the correct treatment and lifestyle choices to mitigate exposure and reaction risk.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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