Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FLUOXETINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2300         Geisinger Epic ID: 35457

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
3 mL green/black top lithium heparin tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator/gel barrier tube.

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) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes, gel barrier tubes not acceptable. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples will be rejected.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Total = 300-1150 ncg/mL. Detection limit 20 ng/mL.
CPT code(s):
80332
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:
Norfluoxetine, Fluoxetine and Total.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Prozac
Quest test code 8389
FLUOX

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