Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

STREPTOMYCIN, LEVEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3097         Geisinger Epic ID: 32452

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum; minimum 0.5 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:
Serum separator tubes are not acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Freeze at -70°C if possible and ship frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen. Ship samples to be received Monday - Friday. Do not ship Friday or Saturday.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 30 days
Rejection criteria:
Specimen not received frozen (room temperature, refrigerated, thawed).

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80375
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:
Streptomycin level, HPLC.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Synonyms:
Streptomycin
Quest test 901262
STMHPL

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
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