Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MUMPS VIRUS RNA, QUALITATIVE REAL-TIME PCR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1115         Geisinger Epic ID: 52385

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Oral/buccal swab
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Oral/buccal swab in UTM (minimum 0.35 mL)

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 48 hour. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87798
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:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 70172, Mumps PCR
Clinical significance:
This real-time PCR assay is able to rapidly detect mumps virus RNA in infected individuals. It can be used as a tool to help diagnose disease in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, particularly in the situations of disease outbreak.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat a.m.; Report available: 2-3 days    
Performed stat? No
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