Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

COBALT, FLUID

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1158         Geisinger Epic ID: 52557

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Body fluid
Specimen required:
1 mL body fluid submitted in a plastic, leak-proof acid-washed or trace metal-free container; minimum 0.4 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Not established. Refrigerated: Not established. Frozen: Not established.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83018
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:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 90438, Cobalt, Flui
Clinical significance:
Exposure monitoring/investigation. Not for clinical diagnostic purposes.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues, Thurs a.m.; Report available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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