Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODIES, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1138         Geisinger Epic ID: 52477

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 0.2 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.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • CSF • Pleural fluid

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86606 (x3)
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:
Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus niger. Type of antibody is precipitin.
Methodology:
Immunodiffusion
Synonyms:
Quest test code 20341, Asper AB Ser
Clinical significance:
Type of antibody is precipitin.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues-Sat; Report available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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