Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FSHD1 SOUTHERN BLOT TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2319         Geisinger Epic ID: 35484

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
10 mL EDTA whole blood; minimum 7 mL.
Special notes:
Only collect specimen Monday through Wednesday at GMC, GWV, GCMC, or GLH. Must arrive at Quest within 24 hours. If specimen will not arrive at Quest within 24 hours, special arrangements must be made with Quest to have sample directly shipped to Athena.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. Avoid freezing.
Specimen stability:
Must arrive at Quest within 24 hours.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81404
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:
Facioscalpulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) DNA test.
Methodology:
Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis
Southern Blot
Synonyms:
Facioscalpulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)
FSHD DNA test, Landouzy-Dejerine muscular dystrophy, Quest test code 17029
DFSH

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Varies; Report available: 14-21 days    
Performed stat? No
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2021 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.