Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PHENOBARBITAL - UNBOUND, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1072         Geisinger Epic ID: 52213

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum or plasma; minimum 0.7 mL
Special notes:
Serum separator and plasma separator tubes unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 90 days. Refrigerated: 90 days. Frozen: 15 months.
Rejection criteria:
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST)

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80184
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:
Therapeutic drug monitoring.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 10798, Phenobarbita
Clinical significance:
Therapeutic drug monitoring.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 8 days.    
Performed stat? No
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