Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PHOSPHORUS, RANDOM URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2848         Geisinger Epic ID: 39905

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL random urine; minimum 1 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Lab personnel (to be determined per site) will test the pH of the urines and adjust to less than 3.0 using 6N HCl. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 4 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not specified.
CPT code(s):
84105
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:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
PHOSRU
Clinical significance:
Absorbed phosphate, under the influence of parathyroid hormone is readily excreted in the kidney. Measurement of urinary phosphorus generally reflects dietary intake hence day to day excretion may show considerable variation.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday
Performed stat? No
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