Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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TESTOSTERONE, FREE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1265         Geisinger Epic ID: 52985

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2.8 mL serum; minimum 1.3 mL.
Special notes:
Do not collect in gel tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 2 years.
Rejection criteria:
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
84402
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:
Calculation
Chromatography
Immunochemiluminescence Assay
Synonyms:
Quest test code 18944, Testo Free
Clinical significance:
Test is helpful in assessing testicular function in males and managing hirsutism and virilization in females.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Fri a.m.; Report available: 2 days    
Performed stat? No
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