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

BULLOUS PEMPHIGOID BP230 ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1067         Geisinger Epic ID: 52193

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 0.3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Grossly icteric • Contaminated specimens • Specimens improperly stored or handled

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520
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.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16136, B Pemp 230, Pemphigoid BP230 IgG,230-kDa Bullous
Clinical significance:
To aid in the diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid (BP).

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Thurs; Report available: 2-10 days    
Performed stat? No
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