Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CARNITINE TOTAL AND FREE, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1948         Geisinger Epic ID: 44112

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5-10 mL random unirine; minimum 5 mL
Special notes:
Call CHOP before canceling.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Send on dry ice by overnight courier. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 24 hours. Frozen: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen not frozen.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82379
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:
URCARN

Performing Locations

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Friday    
Performed stat? No
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