Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PTH, FNA WASHOUT FLUID

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2952         Geisinger Epic ID: 46339

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
FNA needle washout
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot fluid; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge to remove any cellular material. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 2 hours Refrigerated: 4 hours. Frozen: 30 days,

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83970
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:
Electrochemiluminescence
Synonyms:
FNAPTH
Clinical significance:
Refer to Body Fluid Testing for additional clinical interpretive information.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily
Performed stat? Yes
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2021 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.