Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

POMPE DISEASE (GAA), ENZYME ACTIVITY IN LEUKOCYTES, ARUP

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3791         Geisinger Epic ID: 143081

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL whole blood (minimum 1 mL).
Special notes:
Short stability. Specimens may only be collected Monday - Thursday and must arrive in time to be shipped to ARUP Lab the same day collected. Do not collect the day before a holiday.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Ship same day collected. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 3 days; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82657
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:
Quantitative Fluorometry
Synonyms:
ARUP code 2014463, Acid Alpha Glucosidase

Performing Locations

ARUP

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Report available: 1-3 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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