Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ZINC

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3298         Geisinger Epic ID: 29561

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma (preferred) or serum.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (trace element, no additive) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot plasma (preferred) or serum in metal-free aliquot tube; minimum 0.7 mL.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot at room temperature. Centrifuge serum or plasma at 1000 g within 2 hours of collection. Transfer to metal-free aliquot tube available from Referred Tests. Pour plasma or serum into aliquot. Do not use plastic transfer pipettes! 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 10 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis • Plasma or serum not separated from cells within 2 hours • Samples submitted in non-trace element or non-acid washed containers

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
84630
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:
Zinc.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Atomic Spectroscopy
Synonyms:
Quest test code 945
ZINCP

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday-Saturday    
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