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RABIES VACCINE RESPONSE END-POINT TITER

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2972         Geisinger Epic ID: 32242

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or CSF
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Sterile screw-cap tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum (minimum 1 mL) OR 3-5 mL CSF (minimum 1 mL)

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Immediately separate serum specimens from the cells into sterile, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 10 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature specimen unacceptable. Gross hemolysis. Grossly lipemic.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
30-day turnaround time.
CPT code(s):
86382
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:
Rabies titer.
Methodology:
Rapid Fluorescent FOCI Inhibition Test (RFFIT)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 18232
RABIE

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. Report available: 3-4 weeks.    
Performed STAT? No
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