Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CORTISOL, LC/MS, SALIVA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2083         Geisinger Epic ID: 47276

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Saliva
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL saliva, minimum 0.2 mL submitted in Super SAL™ kit
Special notes:
Super SAL™ collection instructions.
Patient preparation:
Saliva should be collected at the time(s) prescribed by your doctor

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 2 years.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen received in any tube other than Super SAL™ Universal Saliva Collection Kit.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82530
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:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 19897, salivary
SALCOR

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday p.m. Report available in 3-7 days.    
Performed stat? No
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