Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

PYRUVATE KINASE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PYKI      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84220         Geisinger Epic ID: 6972

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
4 mL whole blood (preferred); minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 20 days. Frozen: Unacceptable.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
> or = 12 months: 6.7-14.3 U/g. Hb reference values have not been established for patients who are < 12 months of age.
CPT code(s):
84220
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:
Pyruvate kinase, RBCs.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest tests code 6681

Performing Locations

Mayo Medical Laboratories

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday morning    
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