Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

COTININE SCREEN (URINE)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
COTRES      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80101.64         Geisinger Epic ID: 37736

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
4 mL urine; minimum 2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Negative.
Screen cutoff concentration: 500 ng/mL.
Additional information:
Screening results are presumptive and can only be used for medical purposes. Confirmatory testing is available upon request.
CPT code(s):
80307
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:
Cotinine screen.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
Cotinine
Nicotine
Clinical significance:
Cotinine is present in human urine after exposure to or use of tobacco products.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 11/06/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? No
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