Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ESTRADIOL, ULTRASENSITIVE, LC/MS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1078         Geisinger Epic ID: 52237

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL
Special notes:
Specify age and sex on test request form. Do not use serum separator tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tube • Hemolysis

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
CPT code(s):
82670
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 30289; Estradiol, U
Clinical significance:
Diagnostic applications of estradiol assays include assessment of ovarian function in a wide variety of situations (menstrual disorders, precocious or delayed puberty, assisted reproduction protocols). For men, estradiol measurement may be useful in the evaluation of gynecomastia.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Sun-Fri nights; Report available: 3-6 days    
Performed stat? No
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2021 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.