Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

LD, BODY FLUID

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2594         Geisinger Epic ID: 15173

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Miscellaneous body fluid; specify fluid type on request. Acceptable body fluid per testing location.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of fluid; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge to remove any cellular material. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 2 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83615
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.
Test includes:
Lactate dehydrogenase, fluid source.
Methodology:
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
LDH, FLUID; LDFB
Clinical significance:
Refer to Body Fluid Testing for additional clinical interpretive information.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes
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