Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

RUFINAMIDE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3028         Geisinger Epic ID: 49370

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL serum (preferred) or plasma, minimum 0.5 mL.
Patient preparation:
Collect sample within 1 hour prior to next dose

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 30 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80210
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:
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16296
RUFIN
Clinical significance:
Rufinamide is an antiepileptic indicated for adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children and adults. As multiple antiepileptics may be administered, it may be important to (1) optimize therapy, (2) monitor compliance, and (3) avoid toxicity.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Friday morning Report available: 2-6 days.    
Performed stat? No
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