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Carbon Dioxide

Test Code: 310

CPT Code(s): 82374

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous potentially serious disorders associated with changes in body acid-base balance.

Additional names: CO2 Content,Bicarbonate,HCO3

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Bilirubin, Total

Test Code: 287

CPT Code(s): 82247

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Measurement of the levels of bilirubin is used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, hemolytic, hematologic, and metabolic disorders, including hepatitis and gallbladder obstructive disease.

Alternative Name(s): N/A

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Alkaline Phosphatase

Test Code: 234

CPT Code(s): 84075

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

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Amylase

Test Code: 243

CPT Code(s): 82150

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

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ANA Screen, IFA, Reflex Titer/Pattern, and Reflex to Multiplex 11 Ab Cascade

Test Code: 16814

CPT Code(s): 86038

Methodology: Immunofluorescent Assay (IFA)

Clinical Significance: Antinuclear antibodies are associated with rheumatic diseases including Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE), mixed connective tissue disease, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, CREST syndrome, and neurologic SLE.

Includes: The ANA Screen, IFA, Reflex Titer/Pattern, and Reflex to Multiplex 11 Ab Cascade begins with an ANA Screen, IFA.

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Albumin

Test Code: 223

CPT Code(s): 82040

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

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C-reactive Protein

Test Code: 4420

CPT Code(s): 86140

Methodology: Nephelometry

Limitations: Oral contraceptives, IUDs, pregnancy, and menstruation may raise CRP levels. Levels are lowest during ovulation.

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Creatine Kinase (CK), Total

Test Code: 374

CPT Code(s): 82550

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Test for myocardial infarction and skeletal muscle damage. Elevated results may be due to: myocarditis, myocardial infarction (heart attack), muscular dystrophy, muscle trauma or excessive exercise.

Alternative Name(s): CK, CPK

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Childhood Allergy (Food and Environmental) Profile

Test Code: 10659

CPT Code(s): 82785, 86003 (x16)

Includes: IgE allergy testing for: Alternaria alternate (a mold) (m6); Cat dander (e1); Cladosporium herbarum (m2); Cockroach (i6); Codfish (f3); Cow's Milk (f2); Dermatophagoides farina (d2); Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (d1); Dog dander (e5); Egg White (f11); Mouse Urine Proteins (e72); Peanut (f13); Shrimp (f24); Soybean (f14); Walnut (f256); Wheat (f4); Immunoglobin E

Methodology: Immunoassay

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