Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CHROMOSOME HIGH RES

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
HIGHCR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: HIGHCR         Geisinger Epic ID: 29284

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Adults: 10 mL sodium heparinized blood; minimum 3 mL.
Special notes:
Clinical history and reason for referral are required with test order.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Transport immediately after collection. Viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing lab for viability determination. Do not freeze. Do not reject
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test may be replaced by code 900245 - Chromosome Analysis, Blood, No Growth -if cultures do not yield metaphases for analysis.
CPT code(s):
88230, 88262, 88289
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:
Chromomsome analysis, high resolution.
Methodology:
Karyotype
Culture
Microscopy
Synonyms:
HIGH RESOLUTION CHROMOSOMES, ELONGATED CHROMOSOMES
KARYOTYPE, PROMETAPHASE BENDING, EXPENDED BANDING KARYOTYPE
Quest test code 14595

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 10 days.    
Performed stat? No
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