Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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MEASLES ANTIBODY (IGM)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3027         Geisinger Epic ID: 34840

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 serum; minimum 0.2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow specimen to clot at room temperature and then centrifuge. Separate serum from cells as soon as possible. Collect 1 mL serum in a sterile, plastic vial and ship refrigerated. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 dats. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
<1:20 Antibody not detected
≥ 1:20 Antibody detected
Additional information:
None.
CPT code(s):
86765
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:
Measles antibody.
Methodology:
Immunofluorescence Assay
Synonyms:
Measles antibody, measles, rubeola,
Quest test code 34256
RUBEOM

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday a.m.. Report available next day.    
Performed stat? No
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