Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

AMIKACIN, RANDOM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
AMIKAC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80150.06         Geisinger Epic ID: 34068

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (K2 EDTA) tube
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
Do not collect in serum separator tube (SST)or heparin tubes.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes are not acceptable. Heparinized plasma not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Peak 20.0-25.0 mg/L. Trough 4.0-8.0 mg/L
CPT code(s):
80150
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:
Amikacin, random.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Amikin, random
Quest test code 236

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday- Saturday morning    
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