Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PLATELET AB, INDIRECT

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: PLABI         Geisinger Epic ID: 35415

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot serum; minimum 1 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum specimens that cannot be tested immediately should be frozen as soon as possible. Room temperature specimens are not acceptable. Please spin whole blood specimens and pour off serum and transport frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 2 years.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Room temperature and refrigerated specimens are not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Platelet antibodies in serum are not detected.
CPT code(s):
86022 x5
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:
Platelet Ab:GP IIB/IIIA; Platelet Ab:GP IA/IIA; Platelet Ab:GP IB/IX; Platelet Ab:HLA Class I; Interpretation
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Platelet antibody screen
Quest test code 94303
PLABI
Clinical significance:
Assay detects platelet IgG/IgM/IgA antibodies in serum.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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