Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

SENSORIMOTOR NEUROPATHY PROFILE, COMPLETE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
SMN      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: SMN         Geisinger Epic ID: 19789

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis, icterus, lipemia.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Please refer to individual test components.
CPT code(s):
83520 x 11
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:
Co-GM1 Autoantibody Test Co-Asialo-GM1 Autoantibody Test Co-GD1b Autoantibody Test GD1a Autoantibody Test GALOP Autoantibody Test SGPG Autoantibody Test MAG Autoantibody Test Recombx® Hu Autoantibody Test Sulfatide Autoantibody Test
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Western Blot
Automated Nanoliter Scale Immunoassay
Synonyms:
ANNA-1, Quest test code 94604
Clinical significance:
Anti-MAG, anti-SGPG, anti-GM1, anti-GD1a, anti-GD1b, anti-asialo GM1, anti-sulfatide, anti-Hu, and IgM GALOP antibodies are found in patients with a peripheral neuropathy and mixed sensory and motor symptoms. This semi-quantitative assay may be useful in monitoring therapeutic responses in select cases.

Performing Locations

Athena

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon, Wed; Report available: 7-10 days.    
Performed stat? No
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