Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CHLAMYDOPHILA PNEUMONIAE ANTIBODIES (IGG, IGA, IGM)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1065         Geisinger Epic ID: 52185

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 0.1 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

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 Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
86632, 86631 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:
C. pneumoniae IgG, C. pneumoniae IgA, C. pneumoniae IgM
Methodology:
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37111, C Pneumo GAM
Clinical significance:
Chlamydophila pneumoniae is a common cause of infantile and community-acquired pneumonia.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat; Report available: Next day    
Performed stat? No
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