Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CATHARTIC LAXATIVES PROFILE, STOOL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1957         Geisinger Epic ID: 45115

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Stool
Specimen required:
Minimum 10 mL fluid stool or 10 g solid stool.
Special notes:
Stool must be collected in acid-washed, metal-free container available from Referred Testing.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Freeze (preferred) and ship frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 30 days. Refrigerated: 30 days. Frozen: 30 days.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
Additional information:
Magnesium Set up: Wed; Report available: 14 days after set up. Phosphorus Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 7 days after set up.
CPT code(s):
83735, 84100
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:
Cathartic laxative profile.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC)
Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
Synonyms:
Quest test code 3141
CLAX

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