Adrenal Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer [4645X]

Test Code
8292

CPT Codes
86255

Includes
If  Adrenal Antibody Screen is positive, then Adrenal Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86256).

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Grossly lipemic • Gross hemolysis • Grossly icteric

Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Wed; Report available: 2-9 days

Reference Range
Negative in normal individuals

Clinical Significance
Adrenal Antibody is detected in patients with autoimmune adrenal disease, e.g., Addison's disease.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.