Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

NEUTROPHIL AB, FLOW CYTOMETRY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
ABNEUT      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86021.07         Geisinger Epic ID: 35463

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. Aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens collected in serum gel tubes are not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
86021
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:
Granulocyte antibody.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Clinical significance:
Test is used to determine if a patient has circulating antibodies directed against neutrophil-specific antigens. Neutrophil antibodies have been described in neonatal alloimmune neutropenia, autoimmune neutropenia, transfusion reactions, and drug-induced neutropenia. The assay cannot distinguish between anti-neutrophil antibodies and antibodies directed against HLA markers.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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