Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CLONAZEPAN (KLONOPIN)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CLONAZ      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80154.02         Geisinger Epic ID: 14880

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
3 mL green/black top lithium heparin tube
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 1.2 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. Aliquot 2 mL serum or plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 1 day. Refrigerated: 3 days. Frozen (preferred): 2 weeks.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
30-60 ng/mL
Detection limit 5 ng/mL
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Toxic >70 ng/mL.
CPT code(s):
80346
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:
Clonazepam (Klonopin).
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
KLONOPIN, CLONOPIN, RIVOTRIL
Quest test code 340

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoon    
Performed stat? No
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