Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

HYPOGLYCEMIC PANEL, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2509         Geisinger Epic ID: 44148

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum or plasma; minimum 0.4 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic, preservative-free, screw-capped vial 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 2 years.
Rejection criteria:
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80377
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:
Chlorpropamide, Glimepiride, Glipizide, Glyburide, Nateglinide, Pioglitazone, Repaglinide, Rosiglitazone, Tolazamide, Tolbutamide.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 19595
HGLYS
Clinical significance:
Compliance or abuse monitoring.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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