Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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ANTI-MDA-5 AB (CADM-140) (RDL)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB4159         Geisinger Epic ID: 169009

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 0.3 mL)

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer to a plastic transport tube. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed; bacterial contamination; lipemic specimen; icteric specimen; non-serum specimen types.

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.
Test includes:
This test is a component of Myomarker 3 Profile, Myomarker 3 Profile Plus, Interstitial Lung Disease Panel I, Interstitial Lung Disease Panel II, ILDx Complete.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Labcorp test code 520002, LAC 11448

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: TAT 14-21 days    
Performed STAT? No
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