Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ALPHA-1-ANTITRYPSIN, FECES, 24 HOUR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1358         Geisinger Epic ID: 53353

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour stool collection
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
10 grams of a 24-hour stool collection submitted in a leak-proof feces container; minimum 2 grams.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Freeze feces specimens -20°C and send frozen samples on dry ice. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerate: Indefinitely. Frozen: Indefinitely.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82103. CPT code 81050 may be added at an additional charge for volume measurement
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:
Nephelometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 535115, A1A ST 24

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Sun-Fri; Report available: 2 days    
Performed stat? No
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