Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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MUMPS VIRUS ANTIBODY (IGM)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2707         Geisinger Epic ID: 17784

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:
Centrifuge serum specimens, pour, and send on cold packs. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 4 days) or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
< 8 U/mL None detected
8-12 U/mL Equivocal
> 12 U/mL Positive
CPT code(s):
86735
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:
Mumps EIA IgM antibody.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
MUMIGM, Quest test code 36565

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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