Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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STONE ANALYSIS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2570         Geisinger Epic ID: 35210

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Kidney stone or non-kidney stone.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Stone in leakproof sterile container.
Special notes:
Source/type of stone is REQUIRED for all submissions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Stones originating from sources not related to the kidney shuold be air-dried, then placed in a plastic tube or a urine collection cup. Do not use tape. Minute specimens may be placed in a gelatin capsule. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 12 months. Refrigerated: 12 months. Frozen: 12 months.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82365
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.
Methodology:
Infrared Spectroscopy (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy)
Gravimetric
Synonyms:
Quest test code 30260
SANK
Clinical significance:
Stone analysis is used in determining the etiology of the stones. The results are often useful in determining the cause and treatment.

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday morning    
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