Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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ZONISAMIDE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3300         Geisinger Epic ID: 43558

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator tubes.
Patient preparation:
Draw sample 1/2 to 1 hour before next dose.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred).
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 1 day. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 1.5 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Specimen collected in serum separator tube.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
10.0-40.0 mcg/mL.
CPT code(s):
82491
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:
Zonisamide
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Zonegran
Quest test code 12938
ZONI

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday Friday morning    
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