Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MELANIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2658         Geisinger Epic ID: 45692

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
20 mL (minimum 5 mL) urine in urine vial, amber vial, or plastic leak-proof container, foil wrapped and protected from light. Transport frozen.
Special notes:
Protect specimen from light.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Protect from light. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Frozen: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature or refrigerated specimens or samples not protected from light will be rejected.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81005
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:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 631
MELAN

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Thursday morning    
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