Collagen Profile

Last Modified: 4/19/2022 7:07:19 AM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube and
3.0 mL Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA
Collection Instructions: Lavender: 
Mix tube by inversion 5 times
Do not centrifuge
Specimens must not be clotted. Overfilling or underfilling may allow blood to clot.
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

ESR Whole Blood Lavendar: 
Must be tested within 4 hours of collection, if testing delayed longer than this Refrigerate
Do not Freeze

Rejection Criteria: due to blood changes or deterioration resulting; QNS
Reference Range: See Individual Tests
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Multiple
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Sites Performed: Parkview Dekalb, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: COLL
EPIC Test Code: LAB2373
Included Tests:
Antinuclear Antibody Screen (ANA); Complete Blood Count (CBC) [Automated Differential; Hematocrit (Hct); Hemoglobin (Hgb); Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin (MCH); Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration (MCHC); Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV); Platelet (PLT);  Red Blood Cell Count (RBC); Red Cell Distribution Width Standard Deviation (RDWSD);  Red Cell Distribution Width Coefficient Variation (RDWCV); White Blood Cell Count (WBC)]; C-Reactive Protein (CRP); Rheumatoid Factor (RF); Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
CPT Coding: 85025, 85652, 86038, 86140, 86431 (Reflexes 85007, 85008, 86039)

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