Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

VARICELLA-ZOSTER VIRUS AB, ACIF, CSF

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3734         Geisinger Epic ID: 143076

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL CSF; minimum 0.1 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia; Grossly icteric.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86787
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.
Methodology:
Anticomplement Immunofluorescence
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37612, VZV Antibody

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday-Saturday. Report available: 2-4 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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