Displaying 14 Tests
48108
Whole Blood

Useful in the evaluation of individuals with Coombs-negative nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia, and as a rapid test to assess glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) enzyme capacity prior to Rasburicase therapy.

Whole Blood

EDTA (1)



None

None


Send in original container.

REFRIGERATE (4 Days)

5 Days

Enzymatic

82955

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, G6PD, Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, Hemolytic Anemia, Nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia, Favism
48369
Serum

Useful for monitoring serum gabapentin concentrations, assessing compliance, and/or adjusting dosage in patients

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

5 Days

Tandem Mass Spectrometry

80171

Neurontin
48394
Serum

Useful for assessing susceptibility to autoimmune (type 1, insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus and related endocrine disorders (eg, thyroiditis and pernicious anemia), for distinguishing between patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, for confirming susceptibility to organ-specific neurological disorders (eg, myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome), and for confirming a diagnosis of stiff-man syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis, cerebellitis, brain stem encephalitis, or myelitis.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


FREEZE (14 Days)

6 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

83520

64K Antibody, Anti-GAD Antibodies, Anti-Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Ab, Beta Cell Antibody, GAD65 Antibodies, Pancreatic Islet Cell, Stiffman Syndrome, Glutamate Decarboxylase Antibodies, Islet cell antibody
48496
Serum

Useful in the investigation of patients with achlorhydria or pernicious anemia, in the investigation of patients suspected of having Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, and in the diagnosis of gastrinoma.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).

Fasting Required (12 HR). CRITICAL FROZEN. Dietary Restrictions: Avoid Biotin (B7) for 12 HR Prior

FREEZE (30 Days)

6 Days

Chemiluminescence

82941
48022
Various

An aid in the diagnosis of bacterial infection of genital regions.

Various

Swab (1)



None

None



RT (72 Hours)


Routine Culture

87070, 87077, 87186, 87185, 87077-59, 87186-59

Genital Culture

Useful for the diagnosis and management of carbohydrate metabolism disorders (specifically gestational diabetes) in pregnant patients.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Gray (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Hexokinase/G-6-PDH

82950

GDS, GTT, Gestational Diabetes
48110
Serum

Useful for diagnosing and monitoring hepatobiliary disease, it is currently the most sensitive enzymatic indicator of liver disease. Also useful for ascertaining whether observed levels of alkaline phosphatase are due to skeletal disease or reflect the presence of hepatobiliary disease. Can be used as a screening tool for occult alcoholism.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)



82977

Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase (GGTP), GGT (Gamma-Glutamyltransferase), GGTP (Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase)
48111
Stool

Useful as a screening for the detection and investigation of parasitic Giardia antigens present in stool specimens.

Stool

SAF STL (1) Orange



None

None



RT (2 Months)


Chromatographic Immunoassay

87329

Giardiasis

Useful when evaluating patients suspected of having celiac disease, including patients with symptoms compatible with celiac disease, patients with atypical symptoms, and individuals at increased risk of celiac disease. Also useful for evaluating the response to treatment with a gluten-free diet.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (2 Days)

4 Days

Enzyme Immunoassay

83516 x2

Celiac Disease, Coeliac Disease, Gliadin Antibodies

Useful for evaluating patients with rapid onset renal failure or pulmonary hemorrhage, and as an aid in the diagnosis of Goodpasture syndrome.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

5 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

83516

Anti-GBM (Glomerular Basement Membrane), Antiglomerular Basement Membrane Antibody-IgG, Basement Membrane Antibody, GBM Antibody, Glomerular Anti-Basement Membrane, Goodpastures Syndrome
48182
Serum

Useful for diagnosing and managing diabetes mellitus and other carbohydrate metabolism disorders including gestational diabetes, neonatal hypoglycemia, idiopathic hypoglycemia, and pancreatic islet cell carcinoma.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Gray (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).

Fasting preferred (12 HR) unless directed otherwise.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Hexokinase/G-6-PDH

82947

Sugar
48396
Serum

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms. Also useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to drugs or chemical allergens.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)



REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

86003

Alpha Gliadin, Gamma Gliadin, Tri a Gluten
48228
Various

Used to provide preliminary information concerning the type of organisms present directly from clinical specimens or from growth on culture plates. Used to identify the presence of microorganisms in normally sterile body fluids (cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid). Also used to screen sputum specimens to establish acceptability for bacterial culture. Useful in guiding initial antimicrobial therapy.

Various

Swab (1)



None

None



RT (72 Hours)


Gram stain

87205
48505
Serum

Useful in the diagnosis of acromegaly and assessment of treatment efficacy (in conjunction with glucose suppression test), and in the diagnosis of human growth hormone deficiency (in conjunction with growth hormone stimulation test)

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Fasting Required (12 HR)

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Immunoenzymatic Assay

83003

Growth Hormone Provocative Test, Growth Hormone Stimulation, hGH (Human Growth Hormone), Somatotrophic Hormone, Somatotropin