Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

LISTERIA ANTIBODY, CF (CSF)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1215         Geisinger Epic ID: 52785

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
CSF
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL CSF; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Other body fluids aside from CSF are not acceptable • Contaminated • Icteric • Lipemic • Grossly hemolyzed • Improperly stored samples are also not acceptable

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 FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
86609
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:
Complement Fixation
Synonyms:
Quest test code 11012, Listeria Ant
Clinical significance:
A positive result suggests central nervous system infection. However, results should be interpreted with caution.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 4-6 days    
Performed stat? No
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2021 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.