Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

Y CHROMOSOME MICRODELETION, PEDS (FISH)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
YCHROM      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: YCHROM         Geisinger Epic ID: 33425

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (K2 EDTA) tube
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL green/black top lithium heparin tube
Specimen required:
5 mL (minimum 3 mL) whole blood

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 days. Refrigerated: 8 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimen. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Interpretive report.
CPT code(s):
81403
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:
Y Chromosome Microdeletion, DNA Analysis.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Electrophoresis
Synonyms:
AZF deletions, male infertility, oligospermia
Quest test code 14679

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday morning    
Performed stat? No
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