Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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FELBAMATE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2270         Geisinger Epic ID: 14951

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of plasma or serum; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
Do not use gel barrier tubes.
Patient preparation:
Optimum time to collect sample: 1 hour before next dose.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 3 days) or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 3 days. Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen collected in gel barrier tube.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Trough 30-50 mcg/mL at steady-state.
CPT code(s):
80167
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.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Synonyms:
FELBATOL, FELBAM
Quest test code 3081X

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Friday    
Performed stat? No
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