Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

L-ASPARAGINASE ACTIVITY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB4055         Geisinger Epic ID: 167870

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge within 2 hours, freeze immediately 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 72 hours. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature, gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; icteremia.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82657 x3
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:
Spectrophotometry
Absorbance-based enzyme-coupled kinetic reaction
Synonyms:
LAC, Quest test code 39211

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tues-Fri morning. Report available: 4 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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