Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MITOCHONDRIA M2 ANTIBODY (IGG), EIA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1183         Geisinger Epic ID: 52657

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 0.3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. For longer storage, freeze at -20°C or lower, and send frozen samples on dry ice. Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520
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:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 30321, Mitochondria
Clinical significance:
Mitochondrial antibody is present in approximately 95% of patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC). Mitochondrial M2 antibody has an even higher specificity for PBC.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues-Sat a.m.; Report available: Next day    
Performed stat? No
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