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

ANTI-STREP DNASE B

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
ASTR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86215.02         Geisinger Epic ID: 14809

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
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 (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 8 days. Frozen: 90 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
<5 years: =250 U/mL
5-17 years: =375 U/mL
Adults (=18 years): =300 U/mL
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
Clinical significance:
Documents recent streptoccal infection.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday    
Performed stat? No
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