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Test Code EEHIC EMPLOYEE NEEDLE STICK RECOMMENDATIONS

Important Note

Source patient is tested if there is a needle stick exposure. Test code below. Patient is tested under their UVMMC Medical Record Number (not anonymous) and UVMMC Employee Health pays for all testing for UVMMC events. Outside accounts will be fiscally responsible for exposure testing. Employee is not tested unless source patient is positive. At that time, employee is tested for the positive assay, anonymously at baseline, 3 months and 6 months.

This test is Subject to Medicare Preventive Service Coverage policy for Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) and High Intensity Behavioral Counseling (HIBC) to Prevent STI's.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

EHEXP2

LAB303 FAH5745

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

SST Serum

Refrigerate

7 mL 3 mL 2 mL

Red top tube NOT acceptable. Serum must be separated from cells within 24 hours of collection. Specimens must be frozen within 72 hours of collection.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen 87340
Hepatitis C Quantification, includes RT 87522
Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody 86703

 

Instrumentation

Siemens Centaur XP

Reference Range

HIVSS2: Negative

HBSAG: Negative

HCVQU: Target not detected

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Division

Chemistry-2

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code