Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ISOHEMAGGLUTININ TITER

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1280         Geisinger Epic ID: 53045

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Let blood clot, centrifuge, and separate. Once separated from clot, serum may be sent refrigerated or frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 60 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86886 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:
A1, A2, B
Methodology:
Hemagglutination
Synonyms:
Quest test code 29837, Isohemagglut
Clinical significance:
Determine the isoagglutinin status of the patient. Maternal isohemagglutinins are associated with ABO-hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues, Fri; Report available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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