Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

DRUG ABUSE SCREEN 7, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2200         Geisinger Epic ID: 31129

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
Specimen required:
10 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 5 mL.
Special notes:
Collect THREE red-top, non-serum-separator tubes. Do NOT use serum-separator tubes OR collect FOUR 4 mL gray-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tubes.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge and aliquot serum or plasm. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen
Specimen stability:
Serum: Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 30 days.
Plasma: Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum received room temperature or refrigerated: Stability limits exceeded. Specimen collected in serum-separator tubes.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80307
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Marijuana Metabolites, Opiates, PCP (Phencyclidine).
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Immunoassay
Chromatography
Synonyms:
DAS7, CONFIRMED DRUG OF ABUSE SCREEN 7
Quest test code 46772 (19767x), tox screen serum
Clinical significance:
The serum or plasma concentration of a drug is measured as guide to individualization of therapy. Additionally, the problem of noncompliance with prescribed medications during continuing therapy, particularly in the pain management field, is an elusive cause of therapeutic failure.

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday. Report available: 3 days    
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