Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FUNGAL PANEL 3, ID

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1181         Geisinger Epic ID: 52649

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 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.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis, grossly lipemic, CSF, pleural fluid.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86606 x3, 86612, 86628, 86635, 86698
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 Antibodies, Immunodiffusion, Serum; Blastomyces Antibody, Immunodiffusion; Candida albicans Antibody, mmunodiffusion; Coccidioides Antibody, Immunodiffusion; Histoplasma Antibody, Immunodiffusion
Methodology:
Immunodiffusion
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37699, Fungal Panel
Clinical significance:
This panel is designed to assist in determining the causative agent in cases of suspected fungal-associated respiratory infections.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Varies with assay; Report Available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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