Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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ALDOLASE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1543         Geisinger Epic ID: 6433

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred). Refrigerated specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
1.5 - 8.1 U/L.
CPT code(s):
82085
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:
Aldolase.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
ALD
Clinical significance:
Used in diagnosis in primary diseases of skeletal muscle. Used in diagnosis and treatment of the early stages of acute hepatitis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 01/30/2021

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Thursday, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No
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