Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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YEAST IDENTIFICATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1073         Geisinger Epic ID: 52217

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Pure culture of fresh isolate on an agar slant in a double-walled container

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Stability varies with isolate. Refrigerated: Stability varies with isolate. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Mixed culture • Non-viable isolate

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87106
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:
Additional identification may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106). DNA Sequencing and Direct Probe are additional identification methods. If the organism cannot be identified by the original method or if there are multiple organisms, either may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): DNA sequencing 87153, Direct Probe 87149).
Methodology:
Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight
Phenotypic
Synonyms:
Quest test code 43026, Yeast Id

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 4-7 days    
Performed stat? No
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