Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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IRON, 24 HOUR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2554         Geisinger Epic ID: 17974

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
10 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine, collected as below, minimum 6 mL, in leakproof container.
Special notes:
Collect specimen without preservatives. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83540
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:
Iron level in 24-hour urine specimen.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
IRON24, Quest test code 17515

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday, Thurday, Saturday. Report available: 1-3 days.    
Performed stat? No
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