Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

PROGESTERONE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PROGO      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84144         Geisinger Epic ID: 6945

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL of serum or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma at 1100-2000 x g for 10 minutes at room temperature. Remove from gel if not analyzed within 48 hours of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 5 days unless collected on gel, then 48 hours. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
FEMALES:
Follicular phase 0.06-0.89 ng/mL
Luteal phase 1.83-23.9 ng/mL
Ovulating phase 0.12-12.0 ng/mL
Postmenopausal <0.6 ng/mL
MALES: <1.1 ng/mL
CPT code(s):
84144
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:
Progesterone.
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 11/05/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical specialist: Hadeel Naghnaghieh    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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