Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

COPPER, LIVER

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3591         Geisinger Epic ID: 138818

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Liver biopsy or fixed tissue
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Paraffin-embedded block
Specimen required:
5 mg liver biopsy tissue or fixed tissue; minimum 2 mg.
Special notes:
Please note that all tissue is consumed and will not be returned to the client.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Liver biopsy: Room temperature: 28 days. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 56 days.
Fixed tissue: Room temperature: 28 days. Refrigerated: 28 days. Frozen: 60 days.

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):
82525
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:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 6614; Copper, Live
Clinical significance:
Evaluation of Wilson's disease.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Wed; Report available: 4-10 days    
Performed stat? No
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