Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

BACLOFEN, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1205         Geisinger Epic ID: 52745

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL pink-top K2 EDTA tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 0.4 mL
Special notes:
Do not collect in gel tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic, screw-capped vial. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 4 months.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube (SST® or PST).

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80299
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:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 36662; Baclofen, Se

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 4 days.    
Performed stat? No
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