Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ACETYL FENTANYL, QL, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1507         Geisinger Epic ID: 43055

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL random urine in sterile, leakproof container

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80354
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:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
ACEFU
Clinical significance:
Acetyl fentanyl is a fentanyl analog previously undocumented in illicit drug use that is up to five times more potent than heroin. Acetyl fentanyl's enhanced potency has led to a number of reported deaths due to overdose. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends laboratories to provide analytical options for acetyl fentanyl in order to provide enhanced surveillance for healthcare providers.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning.    
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