Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

TESTOSTERONE, FREE, BIOAVAILABLE AND TOTAL, MS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1234         Geisinger Epic ID: 52861

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2.8 ml serum; minimum 1.3 mL
Special notes:
Serum separator tubes (SST) unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes (SST) • Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82040, 84270, 84403
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.
Test includes:
Testosterone, Total, MS; Testosterone, Free; Testosterone, Bioavailable; Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG); Albumin
Methodology:
Calculation
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Immunochemiluminescence Assay
Spectrophotometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 14966 Testo Fr Bio
Clinical significance:
Helpful in assessing testicular function in males and managing hirsutism, virilization in females.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: 2 days    
Performed stat? No
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