Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PKU GENE ANALYSIS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PKUMA      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: PKUMA         Geisinger Epic ID: 44130

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5mL whole blood
Special notes:
Whole blood collected in a (dark/royal blue-top) tube --or-- ACD (yellow-top, Solution-A, -B) tube --or-- Sodium or Lithium heparin (green-top) tube also acceptable

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship room temperature immediately 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 days. Refrigerated: 8 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81406
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:
PHENYLKETONURIA (PKU) MUTATION ANALYSIS
Methodology:
DNA Sequencing
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
PKU Mutation Analysis,PKU Gene Analysis,PKU Gene Sequencing,PAH Gene Sequencing, Quest code 16152

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup Wednesday a.m.    
Performed stat? No
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