Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

VEDOLIZUMAB AND ANTI-VEDOLIZUMAB ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1468         Geisinger Epic ID: 53757

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL pink-top K2 EDTA tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL serum or EDTA plasma (minimum 1 mL, does not allow for repeat testing)

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow a minimum clotting time of 30 to 60 minutes with serum separation within 2 hours of collection. Send serum in a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80280, 82397
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:
Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Entyvio, Anti-Integrin drug, Quest code LAC36775
Clinical significance:
Provides serum concentrations of vedolizumab and anti-vedolizumab antibodies in order to optimize treatment and facilitate clinical decision making.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Wednesday. Report available: 6-8 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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