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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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Bordetella pertussis/parapertussis DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time PCR

Test code: 11365

CPT code(s): 87798 (x2)

Methodology: Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)

Includes: B. pertussis DNA PCR and B. parapertussis DNA PCR

Alternative name(s): Whooping Cough; D. parapertussis/pertussis DNA

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Bordetella pertussis/parapertussis Culture

Test Code: 5260

CPT Code(s): 87081

Includes: If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87077 or 87147 or 87149 or 87143 or 87140).

Methodology: Culture

Clinical Significance: Bordetella pertussis is the cause of whooping cough. Bordetella parapertussis is a related organism and causes a similar but milder disease.

Alternative Name(s): Whooping Cough

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Calcium, Ionized

Test Code: 306

CPT Code(s): 82330

Includes: Ionized Calcium

Methodology: Ion Specific Electrode

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Test Code: 58723

CPT Code(s): 83874

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

Clinical Significance: Myoglobin is a sensitive indicator of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but is not specific for cardiac muscle

Alternative Name(s): Myo, MYB

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Test code: 8659

CPT code(s): 85379

Methodology: Photo-optical

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Antithrombin III Activity

Test code: 216

CPT code(s): 85301

Methodology: Chromogenic

Clinical Significance: Aids in the detection of hypercoagulable states associated with venous thrombotic episodes. May be useful in patients who apprear to be hyporeponsive to heparin.

Includes: Antithrombin III Activity

Alternative Name(s): Antithrombin III Functional; AT-3 Activity; AT3

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Test Code: 201

CPT Code(s): 80329

Includes: Acetaminophen

Methodology: Immunoturbidimeteric, Enzymatic

Clinical Significance: Acetaminophen is an analgesic/anti-inflammatory agent that may be hepatotoxic when ingested in quatities exceeding 150mg/kg.

Additional names: Acet; Tylenol; Acetm

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Pneumocystis carinii, DFA

Test code: 34286

CPT code(s): 87281

Methodology: Direct Immunofluorescence Assay

Includes: Pneumocystis jirovecii (P. carinii), DFA and Concentration

Clinical significance: Pneumocystis carinii, now considered a fungus, is an opportunistic infection seen especially in patients infected with HIV and on immunosuppressive therapy, e.g., post-transplantation. Pneumocystis carinii causes pneumonia.