Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PANCREATIC ENZYME ANALYSIS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PENZ      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84311.05         Geisinger Epic ID: 34066

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Duodenal aspirate.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL duodenal aspirate.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen (-70CÂș): Indefinite.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature or refrigerated specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
Additional information:
Approximately 0.5 mL of duodenal fluid is necessary to perform the total enzyme analysis. The fluid must have a pH of 6.5 or above at the time of collection. A lower pH suggests gastric contamination, which will irreversibly destroy the enzyme activities.
CPT code(s):
84485, 82150, 83690, 84311, 84157, 83986
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:
Pancreatic enzyme analysis on duodenal aspirate.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Pancreatic enzyme activity
Quest test code 6617

Performing Locations

Joli Diagnostics, Inc.

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