Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

INSULIN ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
INSA      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83519.11         Geisinger Epic ID: 20348

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature, refrigerated, frozen: 28 day.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Grossly hemolyzed and grossly lipemic samples.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Adults and Children: Less than 1 U/mL.
Please note: In addition to detecting antibodies to human insulin, this test also cross-reacts with antibodies to bovine and porcine insulin. Therefore, the result will be positive (1.0 U/mL or greater) whenever antibodies to human, beef, or pork insulin are present in the specimen.
CPT code(s):
86337
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:
Insulin antibodies.
Methodology:
Radio Binding Assay
Synonyms:
INSULIN, FREE, TOTAL AND BOUND
Quest test code 36178

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday p.m.    
Performed stat? No
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