Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

LYME DISEASE(BORRELIA SPP)DNA,QL RT PCR,BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2631         Geisinger Epic ID: 39211

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL EDTA whole blood; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 Days. Refrigerated: 7 Days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not detected.
CPT code(s):
87801
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:
Borrelia burgdorferi DNA by PCR.
Methodology:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Borrelia Burgdorferi DNA
Quest test code 15777
LYMPCR

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday morning    
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