Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ACETAZOLAMIDE SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1504         Geisinger Epic ID: 20344

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot serum or plasma; minimum 0.4 mL.
Special notes:
Either serum or plasma is acceptable. Do not use a serum separator tube.
Patient preparation:
None.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 15 days. Refrigerated: 30 days. Frozen: 30 days (-20°C).
Rejection criteria:
The use of a serum separator (SS) tube is not acceptable. Submission of a serum separator tube will result in specimen rejection.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
Additional information:
None.
CPT code(s):
80375
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:
Acetazolamide (Diamox).
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Synonyms:
DIAMOX

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