Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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FUNGAL ANTIBODY SCREEN CF, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2322         Geisinger Epic ID: 14939

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 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days (-20°C)
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86698 x 2, 86612, 86635
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:
Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, Histoplasma capsulatum (mycelial), Histoplasma capsulatum (whole yeast) Antibodies
Methodology:
Complement Fixation
Synonyms:
Fungal AB Screen Complement Fixation, FABS
Fungal AB Screen CF, Quest test code 4372

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues-Sat a.m.; Report available: 3 days.    
Performed stat? No
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