Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CYANIDE, BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2156         Geisinger Epic ID: 6584

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
10 mL whole blood; minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 weeks. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 30 days (-20ÂșC).
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
<10 mcg/dL
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Potentially toxic >20 mcg/dL
Additional information:
Detection limit, blood 5 mcg/dL. Nitroprusside therapy should be monitored with Thiocyanate.
CPT code(s):
82600
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:
Cyanide.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 400, CYANB

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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