Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1319             Geisinger Epic ID: 53201

Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube. (Minimum Volume 0.1 mL)
Special notes:
1. Gently invert tube 8-10 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
2. Do not centrifuge.
3. Store and transport refrigerated.

Specimen processing instructions:
DO NOT centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 70 days. Refrigerated: 70 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Lipemia. Frozen specimen.

Additional information:
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Cardiometabolic Center of Excellence at Cleveland HeartLab. 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):
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.
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Quest test code 92701, Omega 3/6 FA, Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat; Report available: 3-4 days    
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