Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

LIPASE, JP DRAINAGE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1259         Geisinger Epic ID: 52961

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
2 mL fluid from JP drainage
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL fluid from JP drainage; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Freeze, and ship on dry ice. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 28 days.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83690
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:
Colorimetric
Kinetic
Synonyms:
Quest test code 17603, Lipase, JP D
Clinical significance:
Jackson Pratt (JP) drainage fluid lipase activity has been considered complementary in the diagnosis of pancreatitis.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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