Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CYCLOSPORINE LEVEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2160         Geisinger Epic ID: 17836

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL whole blood; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
Separate tube preferred.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen other than EDTA whole blood. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
100-300 ng/mL
Therapeutic ranges vary with type of transplant, time post-transplant, clinical protocols and testing methodology. Results should be interpreted with clinical presentation and any signs of rejection/toxicity.
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Above 800 ng/mL.
CPT code(s):
80158
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:
Cyclosporine.
Methodology:
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay
Synonyms:
CYCL, Gengraf
Cyclosporine
Clinical significance:
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive drug used to prevent rejection following certain transplants.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/03/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: 1st shift, Monday-Sunday. Specimen must be at GMC by 2 PM for same day result.
Performed stat? No
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