ANTIBODY COVID-19 TESTING

ANTIBODY COVID-19 TESTING AT SATELLITE LOCATIONS 

CHLA now performs blood draw antibody samples for Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibody IgG at the outreach satellite locations in the below satellite locations. This service is open to Care Network members, staff and patients. If you as the physician would like testing, please have a colleague as the ordering physician.

 

What do you need to do?

Please be sure to complete the Clinical Requisition Form. Results will be faxed to the number indicated on this form 1 to 4 days after the sample arrives in the Immunology Laboratory. To help alleviate wait time, we request that prior to sending the patient, please fax 1) the Clinical Requisition Form and 2) complete patient insurance information ahead of time for registration.

 

What does your patient need to do?

If you are unable to fax the requisition, please be sure to send the Clinical Requisition Form with the patient to present at the location. The patient will need to go to the locations below to be tested. 

                                                               

Encino - Lab and NP Swab testing

5359 Balboa Blvd. Suite B 

Encino, CA 91316             

Phone: (818) 788-3061

Fax: (818) 361-8999

Mon-Fri: 8:00am – 12:00pm

               1:00pm – 5:00pm 

Valencia 

23838 Valencia Blvd #140

Valencia, CA 91355

Phone: (661) 362-1240

Fax: (661) 259-7783

Mon-Fri: 8:00am – 12:00pm

               1:00pm – 5:00pm 

South Bay

3440 Torrance Blvd., Suite 100

Torrance, CA 90503

Phone: (310) 303-3890

Fax: (310) 303-3893

Mon-Fri: 8:00am – 12:00pm

               1:00pm – 5:00pm 

Arcadia 

468 E Santa Clara St

Monrovia, CA 91016

Phone: (626) 795-7177

Fax: 626-357-4052

Mon-Fri: 8:00am – 12:00pm

               1:00pm – 5:00pm 

Please note these visits are by appointment only and limited to pre-procedural testing only.

The Encino lab will be open Mon-Fri at the times listed above. However, testing at the laboratory will be run only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but may increase based on demand.

Please refer to the “Antibody IgG Testing for COVID-19”document below for more information. If you will be utilizing any of the above services, prior to sending a patient, please make sure to inform Felicia Hoodbhoy at fhoodbhoy@chla.usc.edu or 714-383-0751.

NECESSARY DOCUMENTS

CODING INFORMATION

86328  single step e.g. reagent strip, for infectious agent antibody(ies), qualitative or semiquantitative ; severe acute respiratory syndrome.  This is the POCT in office. 

86769  serology method, Antibody; severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]). This is the CHLA test. 

For more information on CDC ICD COVID-19 guidelines, please click here.

Please note that with the early release of these CPT codes, the health plans need to manually upload these code descriptors into their claims system and fee schedules. This delay may result in processing errors. If you experience claim errors, please reach out to Anahit Petrosyan at anapetrosyan@chla.usc.edu for assistance.   

Click here to review a fact sheet on anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody IgG for providers and here to review a fact sheet on anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody IgG for patients.