Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

17-KETOSTEROIDS WITH CREATININE, 24-HR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1487         Geisinger Epic ID: 45700

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
24-hour urine container with 25 mL of 50% acetic acid
24-hour urine container (6N HCl added)
Specimen required:
20 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine; minimum 10 mL. Submit in a plastic, leak-proof container and specify the 24-hour volume.
Special notes:
Collect with 10 grams boric acid or 25 mL 50% acetic acid or 30 mL 6N HCl during collection to maintain pH below 7.5.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82570, 83586
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:
Colorimetric with modified Zimmerman reaction
Synonyms:
Quest test code 21826
17KETU

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Thursday, Sunday evening    
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