Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

DRUG MONITORING, BENZODIAZEPINES, QUANTITATIVE, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1252         Geisinger Epic ID: 52933

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Sterile specimen container
Specimen required:
20 mL random urine; minimum 5 mL.

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):
80346
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:
Alphahydroxyalprazolam, Alphahydroxymidazolam, Alphahydroxytriazolam, Aminoclonazepam, Hydroxyethylflurazepam, Lorazepam, Nordiazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam
Methodology:
Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 16914, DM Benzo, Prescription Drug Monitoring, Pain Management
Clinical significance:
This test measures levels of benzodiazepine metabolites in urine. Benzodiazepine metabolites are biomarkers for monitoring possible use or non-use of benzodiazepine drugs. 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    
Performed stat? No
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