Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI ANTIBODY, IGG

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1168         Geisinger Epic ID: 52597

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 0.2 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:
Grossly hemolyzed • Grossly icteric • Grossly lipemic • Bacterially contaminated specimens

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86753
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:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Chagas, Quest test code 94643, Trypan IgG
Clinical significance:
Antibodies are found in most patients with acute or chronic American Trypanosomiasis.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Sun, Thurs; Report available: 1-2 days    
Performed stat? No
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