Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

BARTONELLA SPECIES AB(IGG,IGM) W/REFL TITER

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1821         Geisinger Epic ID: 33510

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred).
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis, grossly lipemic, grossly icteric

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
If B. henselae (IgG) screen is positive, then B. henselae (IgG) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611). If B. quintana (IgG) screen is positive, then B. quintana (IgG) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611). If B. henselae (IgM) screen is positive, then B. henselae (IgM) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611). If B. quintana (IgM) screen is positive, then B. quintana (IgM) titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86611
CPT code(s):
86611 x 4
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:
Bartonella henselae (IgG, IgM), Bartonella quintana (IgG, IgM)
Methodology:
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Bartonella antibody panel, Bartonella species AB (IgG, IgM) with reflex to titer,
Cat scratch fever,
Quest test code 34251
BABRT
Clinical significance:
Bartonella. henselae infections have been associated with many clinical presentations, including cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, peliosis hepatis, and bacteremia. B. quintana infections have been associated with trench fever and bacillary angiomatosis.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Monday-Saturday. Report available: 1-3 days    
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