Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

DRUG MONITORING, GABAPENTIN, QUANTITATIVE, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1145         Geisinger Epic ID: 52505

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Urine bullet (Conical tube)
Specimen required:
20 mL random urine; minimum 7 mL.
Special notes:
No preservative.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Preserved samples.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80355
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:
Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16904, DM Gabapent, Prescription Drug Monitoring, Pain Management
Clinical significance:
This test measures levels of gabapentin in urine. Gabapentin is a biomarker for monitoring possible use or non-use of gabapentin. The test is a definitive drug assay using the liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS) method of analysis.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 3 days    
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