Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CARNITINE TOTAL AND FREE, BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1947         Geisinger Epic ID: 44114

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL plasma; minimum varies-please send all short samples to CHOP for them to evaluate.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: Call CHOP. Frozen: 7 days.

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:
PLCARN

Performing Locations

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Thursday    
Performed stat? No
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