Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CANDIDA ANTIBODY, IMMUNODIFFUSION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1204         Geisinger Epic ID: 52741

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 0.1 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.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86628
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:
Immunodiffusion
Synonyms:
Quest test code 7132, Cand AB ID
Clinical significance:
Candidiasis is a fungal infection that may cause localized or systemic disease. The severity of infection is broad, extending to life-threatening.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat; Report available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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