Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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GLYCOMARK®

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1147         Geisinger Epic ID: 52513

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Anticoagulants other than EDTA

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
84378
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:
Enzymatic
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 19599, GlycoMark
Clinical significance:
The GlycoMark® test provides quantitative measurement of 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5AG) in serum or plasma. The test is indicated for the intermediate term monitoring of glycemic control in people with diabetes.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Fri a.m.; Report available: Next day    
Performed stat? No
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