Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PROCOLLAGEN TYPE I INTACT N TERMINAL PROPEPTIDE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1019         Geisinger Epic ID: 52001

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 0.3 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 27 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis. Grossly lipemic.

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.
Test includes:
N-terminal propeptide of type I procollagen.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16609, Procol Intac
Clinical significance:
Intact N-terminal propeptide of type I procollagen is useful in the management of osteoporosis and monitoring bone formation therapies and antiresorptive therapies.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat; Report available: 1-3 days    
Performed stat? No
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