Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TRYPSIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3202         Geisinger Epic ID: 49410

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum, minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow specimen to clot for 15-20 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and aliquot. Separate from cells ASAP. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 2 hours. Refrigerated: 24 hours. Frozen: 90 days.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature or refrigerated. Gross hemolysis. Lipemia. Plasma or cord blood.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83519
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:
Quantitative Radioimmunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest code 38395
TRYSN
Clinical significance:
Specific indicator of pancreatic damage. Patients with acute pancreatitis have significantly elevated concentrations

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday, Friday. Report available: 1-5 days    
Performed stat? No
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