Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ARIPIPRAZOLE, QUANTITATIVE, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1066         Geisinger Epic ID: 52189

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL serum (preferred) or plasma: minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Serum Separator Tube (SST®) unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum Separator Tube (SST®) unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80299
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 15922, Aripiprazole, Abilify
Clinical significance:
Aripiprazole (Abilify®) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. The analysis of aripiprazole is used to monitor compliance with drug therapy.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat; Report available: 2-4 days    
Performed stat? No
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