Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

21-HYDROXYLASE ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1298         Geisinger Epic ID: 53117

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.3 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. Transfer serum to a plastic transport vial and ship at room temperature. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Grossly icteric

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83516
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-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 39226, 21-Hydroxyla
Clinical significance:
21-Hydroxylase Antibody is present in patients with autoimmune destruction of the adrenal glands, leading to Addison's disease. Antibody is also seen in autoimmune polyglandular syndrome

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Wed; Report available: 5-12 days    
Performed stat? No
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