Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOL, BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1082         Geisinger Epic ID: 52253

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL whole blood; minimum 0.7 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Not stable. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 6 months.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80321
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:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37850, Ppethanol
Clinical significance:
Therapeutic drug monitoring.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 8 days    
Performed stat? No
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