Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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SERUM EYE DROP DONATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3334         Geisinger Epic ID: 26829

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Per patient order, draw 13 tubes for 20%, 24 tubes for 50%, and 22 tubes for 100% serum concentration.
Special notes:
Processed by appointment only at GMC and GSWB. Blood Drawn by appointment only at GMC and GSWB. This test must be scheduled with GMC Apheresis at 570-271-8959. Draw and processing available Monday-Friday by appointment. Prep patient skin with chlorhexidine swab. Clean each tube top with alcohol prep pad and label tube tub drawn with “QC” on patient label. For additional questions call Client Services at 1-800-695-6491.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Processed by Stem cell lab at GMC by appointment only. Processed by GSWB Lab by appointment only. Allow serum to clot and send serum to Stem cell lab for GMC draws and GSWB lab for GSWB draws. 
Specimen stability:
Must be processed within 24 hours of draw.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
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.
Synonyms:
SEDDON, Serum Eye drop, Serum Tears, Serum Eye drop donation, Serum tear draw
Doctoral Director(s:)
Randin Nelson MD    
Review Date: 01/18/2022

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Stem Cell Laboratory
Technical Lead: Erica Alexander
Frequency: By appointment only
Performed STAT? No

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical lead: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: By appointment only    
Performed STAT? No
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