Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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ASPARAGINASE PANEL (ACTIVITY & ANTIBODY)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB4295         Geisinger Epic ID: 179400

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

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge within 2 hours, aliquot, and freeze immediately. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 72 hours. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature, gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; icteremia.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82657 x2
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:
Asparaginase Activity and Antibody
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Spectrophotometry
Synonyms:
Quest LAC 39212

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday-Friday mornings. Report available: 4 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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