Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA/AQUAPORIN-4-IGG FLUORESCENCE-ACTIVATED CELL SORTING ASSAY, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1044         Geisinger Epic ID: 52101

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum
Special notes:
Include relevant clinical information, name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address (if applicable) of ordering physician.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 28 days.

TEST DETAILS
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:
When the results of this assay require further evaluation, NMOTS / Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)/Aquaporin-4-IgG Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Titer Assay, Serum will be performed at an additional charge.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 94039, NMO/Aqp4 IgG
Clinical significance:
94039

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon, Tues, Thurs; Report available: 5-8 days    
Performed stat? No
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