Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CARBAMAZEPINE AND METABOLITE-FREE, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2312         Geisinger Epic ID: 19456

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 1.2 mL.
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator tubes.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred). Refrigerated or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 weeks. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 10 months (-20°C).
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Specimen collected in serum separator tubes.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Carbamazepine - Free 1.0-3.0 mcg/mL
Carbamazepine Metabolite 0.1-1.0 mcg/mL
CPT code(s):
80157, 80161
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:
Carbamazepine-Free; Carbamazepine-10,11-Epoxide-Free.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Carbamazepine & Metabolite 10,11 Epoxide Free, FEPOX
Free Tegretol epoxide
Quest test code 6071

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Mon-Sat a.m.; Report available: 3 days .    
Performed stat? No
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2021 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.