Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CHLAMYDIA AND CHLAMYDOPHILA ANTIBODY PANEL 2 (IGM)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1226         Geisinger Epic ID: 52829

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.
Rejection criteria:
DO NOT reject refrigerated or frozen specimens.

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 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
86632 (x3)
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:
Chlamydia trachomatis IgM, Chlamydophila pneumoniae IgM, Chlamydophila psittaci IgM
Methodology:
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37126, Chlam Ab IgM
Clinical significance:
Chlamydia/Chlamydophila species include C. pneumoniae, C. psittaci, and C. trachomatis. Each may cause pneumonia and other overlapping medical conditions.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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