Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CD57, CD3, CD8, FLOW CYTOMETRY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1171         Geisinger Epic ID: 52609

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL pink-top K2 EDTA tube
Specimen required:
5 mL whole blood; minimum 3 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
**Short stability. Specimen must be transported for testing ASAP.  
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: Unacceptable. **Short stability. Specimen must be transported for testing ASAP.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
86359, 86356 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.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 19860; CD57, CD3, C
Clinical significance:
CD57, CD3, CD8, Flow Cytometry

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat a.m.; Report available: 4 days    
Performed stat? No
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