Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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

DNASE-B ANTIBODY

Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1764             Geisinger Epic ID: 14809
       

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 0.4 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 8 days. Frozen: 90 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86215
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:
DNase-B Ab
Methodology:
Nephelometry
Synonyms:
Antistreptococcal DNASE B, ASTR, Quest test code 256
Clinical significance:
Documents recent streptoccal infection.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Tuesday-Saturday. Report available: 2-5 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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