Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CAFFEINE LEVEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1913         Geisinger Epic ID: 43551

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL of serum; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
None.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Therapeutic range: 8-20 ug/mL.
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Toxic range > 50 ug/mL.
CPT code(s):
80155
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:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
CAFF
Clinical significance:
Small premature infants with mild respiratory distress shortly after birth may be treated with theophylline or caffeine. In neonates, a significant amount of theophylline is metabolized to caffeine.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 01/30/2021

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? Yes
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