Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

3A-ANDROSTANEDIOL GLUCURONIDE, ELISA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1333         Geisinger Epic ID: 53257

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 0.25 mL.
Special notes:
Do not collect in gel tube.
Patient preparation:
Fasting is preferred.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (cold packs).
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis • Moderate to Gross Lipemia • Icteria • Received room temperature • Samples containing azide or thimerosal

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.
CPT code(s):
82154
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:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 92208, 3a-Androstan
Clinical significance:
Marker for disorders of Peripheral Androgen Formation and Action, such as in Hirsutism and acne.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues a.m.; Report available: 5 days    
Performed stat? No
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