Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ECHOVIRUS ANTIBODIES, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2204         Geisinger Epic ID: 19471

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (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 (preferred). Refrigerated or room temperature specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86685 x 5
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:
Echovirus antibodies, serum serotypes 4, 7, 9 11 and 30.
Methodology:
Complement Fixation
Synonyms:
ECHOAB, Quest test code 35139

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday-Saturday. Report available: 2-5 days    
Performed STAT? No
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