Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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


Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2517             Geisinger Epic ID: 17767

Specimen type:
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.3 mL.
Special notes:
Avoid hemolysis. Avoid lipemia. See Specimen Procesing Notes.
Patient preparation:
Overnight fasting preferred.

Specimen processing instructions:
Allow the blood to clot for 1 hour. Centrifuge the sample. Separate serum from cells within 1 hour. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 21 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Grossly lipemic, hemolytic or icteric specimens. Plasma is not acceptable.

CPT code(s):
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:
Insulin-like growth factor II.
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
IGF II, IGF2, insulin like growth factor receptor 2, Somatomedin A
Quest test code 92790
Clinical significance:
IGF-2 measurements are useful in the diagnosis of growth disorders, as an adjunct to IGF-1.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday, Thursday a.m.; report available: 5-8 days.    
Performed STAT? No
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