Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CHIKUNGUNYA ANTIBODIES (IGG, IGM) WITH REFLEX TO TITERS 

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1083         Geisinger Epic ID: 52257

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 0.1 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
CPT code(s):
86790 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:
Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-transmitted alphavirus. Symptoms include fever, severe arthralgia, rash, and headache. Detection of Chikungunya virus antibodies is a reliable indicator of Chikungunya virus infection. IgM detection suggests infection within the previous 3 months. IgG detection suggests infection at any time in the recent or distant past.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 70188, Chikungunya
Clinical significance:
Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-transmitted alphavirus. Symptoms include fever, severe arthralgia, rash, and headache. Detection of Chikungunya virus antibodies is a reliable indicator of Chikungunya virus infection. IgM detection suggests infection within the previous 3 months. IgG detection suggests infection at any time in the recent or distant past.

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