Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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THIOCYANATE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3149         Geisinger Epic ID: 26813

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
3 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 1.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 3 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Unexposed nonsmokers < 5 mg/L
Unexposed smokers 4-5 mg/L
Potentially toxic: > 20 mg/L
CPT code(s):
84430
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:
Thiocyanate.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
THIOC, Sulphocyanate
Quest test code 87989

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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